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DAILY VIDEO: Researchers show even 'smart' light bulbs are threatened on IoT; Kaspersky alleges Microsoft's Windows Defender is anti-competitive; Facebook rolls out Messenger Group Chat in Canada, Australia; and there's more.
A team of academic researchers find a way to infect Internet of Things devices—in this case, smart light bulbs—to enable them to spread malicious code to other devices.
The joint research between LG and VW aims to create a next-generation platform that better connects cars and homes for owners.
DAILY VIDEO: Microsoft's Windows 10 is catching up to Windows XP; Symantec adds deep learning to anti-malware tools to detect zero-days; Amazon posts record year as users go mobile; and there's more.