It might seem like a lifetime since Pokemon Go took over the world. In fact it’s only last summer that it had people jumping out of their cars to collect rare monsters. In the few months since that time the game has practically disappeared from popular culture, with the numbers playing dropping by 79%. In an attempt to increase usage the makers have been releasing themed events, the latest of which is for Valentine’s…"Pokemon Go Finds Love For Valentines Day"
The vulnerability of the burgeoning IoT networks was exposed in one of Europe’s largest luxury hotels when hackers managed to lock all its doors remotely. Guests were reported to be locked out of their rooms (though presumably some were locked in as well) at the Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt in the Alps. The hackers demanded a ransom of €1,500 to reactivate the locks and the hotel acceded to the demand, paying the ransom in Bitcoin. The decision…"Hackers Lock Guests Out Of Austrian Luxury Hotel"