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Arduino Security Primer

Reading Time: 5 minutes SSL/TLS stack and HW secure element At Arduino, we are hard at work to keep improving the security of our hardware and software products, and we would like to run you through how our IoT Cloud service works. The Arduino IoT Cloud‘s security is based on three key elements: The open-source library ArduinoBearSSL for implementing […]

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Setting up two-factor authentication on your Raspberry Pi

Reading Time: 7 minutes Enabling two-factor authentication (2FA) to boost security for your important accounts is becoming a lot more common these days. However you might be surprised to learn that you can do the same with your Raspberry Pi. You can enable 2FA on Raspberry Pi, and afterwards you’ll be challenged for a verification code when you access […]

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Create Agent – Windows installer tampering while preserving Authenticode signature

Reading Time: 2 minutes Create Agent – Windows installer tampering while preserving Authenticode signature Arduino Team — August 13th, 2019 Arduino Create Agent is a plug-in that was designed to help Arduino users connect their devices to the Arduino Create platform. The plug-in lets your browser communicate with your device’s serial port from a web application.   We chose Bitrock’s […]

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Arduino selects Auth0 as standardized login for ecosystem

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino selects Auth0 as standardized login for ecosystem Arduino Team — July 28th, 2019 We are excited to announce that we’ve selected Auth0 as the identity management platform of choice for Arduino. We will replace our own Single Sign On solution with Auth0 for all public facing web properties, including Arduino Create and other apps. […]

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Three-factor authentication is the new two-factor authentication

Reading Time: 3 minutes Two-factor authentication continues to provide our online selves with more security for our email and online banking. Meanwhile, in the physical world, protecting our valuables is now all about three-factor authentication. Not sure what I mean? Here’s a video from Switched On Network that demonstrates how to use a Raspberry Pi to build a three-factor door […]

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Announcing Arduino’s Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure Policy

Reading Time: 3 minutes Announcing Arduino’s Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure Policy gvarisco — October 10th, 2018 A little less than a month ago, I joined Arduino as their Chief Information Security Officer. I’ve been in touch with the team for the past couple of months and feel incredibly lucky to be part of such a talented and driven group of […]

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MagPi 73: make a video game!

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hi folks, Rob from The MagPi here! As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to learn to code to make a video game. I’m technically working on one right now! It’s wildly behind my self-imposed schedule, though. If you too wish to learn how to make games, then check out issue 73 […]

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Mayank Sinha’s home security project

Reading Time: 2 minutes Yesterday, I received an email from someone called Mayank Sinha, showing us the Raspberry Pi home security project he’s been working on. He got in touch particularly because, he writes, the Raspberry Pi community has given him “immense support” with his build, and he wanted to dedicate it to the commmunity as thanks. Mayank’s project […]

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MagPi 67: back to the future with retro computing on your Pi

Reading Time: 3 minutes Hey folks, Rob from The MagPi here! While we do love modern computers here at The MagPi, we also have a soft spot for the classic machines of yesteryear, which is why we have a huge feature on emulating and upcycling retro computers in The MagPi issue 67, out right now. Retro computing and security […]

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Security Breach: Email Addresses & Passwords of Gearbest Users Leaked Online

Reading Time: 4 minutes A Reddit user recently discovered that sensitive customer information from hundreds of GearBest users was hacked and uploaded into a Pastebin file.  The Chinese electronics online retailer GearBest is a popular outlet for a variety of affordable consumer electronics, including 3D printer kits like the Creality CR-10, Anet A8, among others. The 3D printing community has developed […]