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Friday, January 01, 2016

The Hacking of the Internet of Things

In Wired:   An overview of how the Internet of Things is being hacked.   Bottom line, it is being hacked in many places.

" ... And this year has made clearer than ever before that this Internet of Things introduces all the vulnerabilities of the digital world into our real world. .... Security researchers exposed holes in everything from Wi-Fi-enabled Barbie dolls to two-ton Jeep Cherokees. For now, those demonstrations have yet to manifest in real-world malicious hacks, says security entrepreneur Chris Rouland. But Rouland, who once ran the controversial government hacking contractor firm Endgame, has bet his next company, an Internet-of-Things-focused security startup called Bastille, on the risks of hackable digital objects. ... " 

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