Tags: MQTT

New Security Woes for Popular IoT Protocols

Researchers at Black Hat Europe will detail denial-of-service and other flaws in MQTT, CoAP machine-to-machine communications protocols that imperil industrial and other IoT networks online. Security researcher Federico Maggi had been collecting data – some of it sensitive in nature – from hundreds...
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Introduction to Security and TLS

IoT (Internet of Things) is all about connecting to the internet and even more about security. Without security and encrypted communication, everyone can possibly see what I send or receive. And this is especially bad if passwords or user names are sent in an unencrypted way. So, encryption and...
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MQTT for IoT Communication

MQTT stands for Message Queue Telemetry Transport. As its name suggests, it’s a protocol for transporting messages between two points. Sure, we’ve got Messenger and Skype for that; but what makes MQTT so special is its super lightweight architecture, which is ideal for scenarios where bandwidth is...
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OwnTracks data
The OwnTracks system allows you to track the location of Android or IOS phones, and it places a huge focus on data ownership. In this article, we look at some clients that can be used with the collected data.

OwnTracks Part 2: Using Your Location Data

The OwnTracks system allows you to track the location of Android or IOS phones, and it places a huge focus on data ownership. You get to decide where your location data is sent and what is done with it. In the previous article of the series, we looked at how to install OwnTracks on a phone and set...
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OwnTracks
With OwnTracks, you can choose when and how to distribute your location information.

Keep Your Location Data Private with OwnTracks

Modern mobile phones have some very sophisticated methods of finding their location. With OwnTracks, you can distribute that information in any way you see fit. The OwnTracks project recommends that you run your own private server and not use any public server. This way, you are the one choosing...
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Hitchhiker's Guide to IoT Standards and Protocols

When it comes to IoT protocols, there's no one clear winner. This article outlines communications protocols from MQTT and Wi-Fi to less well-known offerings. In this article, we focus on a framework of how you can think about this problem of standards, protocols, and radios.  The framework of...
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MQTT Library Demo

This is the demo project for Tibbo's MQTT library. The project demonstrates how easy it is to create sophisticated network-enabled applications in Tibbo BASIC and Tibbo C. The code is extremely simple and easy to understand. Take this app and modify it for your MQTT needs. To illustrate the use of...
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