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To round off a high-profile year, a vulnerability was found within the Wi-Fi encryption currently in use by hundreds of millions of IoT devices around the world. The vulnerability has fortunately been patched by dozens of vendors for quite some time now. However, there are still some devices that won’t likely receive an update in the near future: security cameras, routers, and other household wirelessly connected ‘things’ due to the complexity and sheer quantity of devices that even one vendor can bring to market, let alone the dozens of vendors who are currently working with their partners to decide on the best methods for tackling this enormous vulnerability.

Austin Castle

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Austin Castle

Social Media Manager

Austin Castle has explored the intersections of people and technology for 10 years. As social media manager, he creates a range of marketing and editorial content for Webroot’s global audience.