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Internet of Crappy Things (or: how you can even remotely hack a carwash - with ease)
Russia Created: 22 Feb 2015
Lately, there has been a lot of talk about the Internet of Things (IoT) among IT professionals - It means that all things should be connected: refrigerators, coffee machines, TVs, microwaves, fitness bands, and drones. But this is just the tip of the iceberg.

It just so happens that due to some peculiarities of the online community, solely consumer electronics enjoy media coverage when it comes to the IoT. In reality, the IoT is not just about home electronics.

There is a flood of appliances which could be connected and some are connected without a second thought as to whether or not its necessary. Most people barely give a second thought that a hack of a smart-connected appliance could be dangerous and a lot more threatening than a simple PC hack.

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Source: Kaspersky IT Security blog, Alex Drozhzhin, 19 Feb 2015

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