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Your boss yells 'build a secure IoT gadget' and you don't know where to start. Take a look at this

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Designing secure Internet-of-Things

"It's aimed at people designing internet-connected gadgets and gizmos who want to make sure malicious code doesn't end up compromising devices"

How about running the core OS on read-only memory and the apps on a VM running on top? The core OS can't be altered without visiting the device and plugging in a dongle. As has already been demonstrated the trusted execution path can be compromised.

http://www.blackhat.com/presentations/bh-dc-09/Wojtczuk_Rutkowska/BlackHat-DC-09-Rutkowska-Attacking-Intel-TXT-slides.pdf

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