Offline and On-Premises Systems


1) Cloud providers will always be a more attractive target
2) Large companies can't be trusted to keep services up forever
3) The subscription business model means you overpay

In the news...

- Samsung Blu-ray players mass die-off explained

- Security cameras can tell burglars when you're not home, study shows

- Netgear patches 2 out of 77 home router models with security vulnerabilities

- Samsung Blu-ray players stop working after expired SSL certificate

- Best Buy's Insignia smart home gear about to become dumb

- Smart ovens have been turning on overnight and preheating to 400 degrees

- Buyer beware, Used nest cameras let people spy on you

- Social robot Jibo does one last dance before its servers shut down

- Honeywell gets frosty reception after remote smart thermostat tech freezes up for a week

- For Owners of Amazon's Ring Security Cameras, Strangers May Have Been Watching Too

- Lowe's exits smart home market, Iris platform will stop working

- Logitech to shut down "service and support" for Harmony Link devices in 2018

- Huge Vulnerability Discovered in the Ring Doorbell

- Ring doorbell vulnerability lets people snoop even after a password change

- DRM-laden juicer is a scam

The following articles relate to vulnerabilities with devices made in China...

- Backdoor accounts discovered in 29 FTTH devices from Chinese vendor C-Data - July 10, 2020

- US Government banned Dahua OEMs for dozens of companies - Aug 16, 2019

- US Government Ban of Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei Takes Effect Now - Aug 13, 2019

- Dahua, Hikvision, Huawei US Ban Rules Released - Aug 08, 2019

- The case against Huawei, explained - May 22, 2019

- Hikvision Silent on "Bad Architectural Practices" Cybersecurity Report - Nov 14, 2018

- Ban of Dahua and Hikvision Is Now US Gov Law - Aug 13, 2018


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