Thursday, March 9, 2017

4 ways cyber attackers may be hacking your IoT devices

Is your refrigerator running… a targeted DDoS attack without your knowledge? If it’s connected to Wi-Fi, it very well might be. Many (too many) of the connected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT) are extremely easy to hack. New IoT devices are being designed and released every day — from consumer items, like light bulbs and automobiles to industrial equipment, like drones and entire power plants. But many of these devices are built little-to-no security in place. “IoT devices are simply computers and can be hacked in any ways that a traditional computer could be hacked,” says…

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