The Internet of Things is sending us back to the Middle Ages

Get the Full StoryInternet-enabled devices are so common, and so vulnerable, that hackers recently broke into a casino through its fish tank. The tank had internet-connected sensors measuring its temperature and cleanliness. The hackers got into the fish tank s sensors and then to the computer used to control them, and from there to other parts of the casino s network. The intruders were able to copy 10 gigabytes of data to somewhere in Finland. By gazing into this fish tank, we can see the problem with internet of things devices: We don t really control them. And it s not always clear who does though This story continues at The Next Web

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