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Dutch regulator test shows how many IoT devices are unsafe

Wednesday 25 September 2019 | 10:28 CET | News
The regulator commissioned a study into routers, smart toys, IP cameras, smart locks, baby monitors and smart thermostats. The devices are described in the report according to the principles of "Security by Design", "Security by Default", "Privacy by Design" and "Privacy by Default". The products were scanned for vulnerabilities in software and standard configuration, and by looking at communication flows. The study also looked into what data the devices collected, how this was stored and how suppliers treat this data, according to their privacy statements.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Agentschap Telecom / Europese Commissie / Ministerie van Economische Zaken en Klimaat
Countries: Netherlands
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