Shining a Light on the Roku

The Roku is a small computer that enables you to stream videos and music to your TV. Before the rise of smart TVs it was one »

It's the Data, Stupid!

I would like to take a moment to discuss databases. Most people use Shodan to find devices that have web servers, but for a few years »

Presidential Robots and 404s

The field of presidential candidates has started to heat up and the websites are the first stop for a lot of prospective voters. For my purposes »

State of Control Systems in the USA

I've recently added the ability to search for devices in Shodan based on the state they're located in. This provides the interesting possibility to start comparing »

Hiding in Plain Sight

A common reaction I get when talking about devices exposed on the Internet is something like the following: Specifically, the idea that running the service (in »