Advancing Technology

The Weizmann Effect: Online security

The “Internet of Things” allows your microwave, thermostat, and other devices to anticipate your needs. But what are these devices revealing about you? Weizmann Institute research shows how a flaw in wireless technology can infect smart home devices with a malicious code that enables cybercriminals to steal your information, or even shut down a city’s electrical grid.

Weizmann Institute scientists in Israel often uncover problems that shock us into smarter ways to live. Your concern for the future makes eye-opening research like this possible.