How the Internet of Things Got Hacked | WIRED

The expansion of the Internet of Things will compound privacy risks to individuals.
The expansion of the Internet of Things will compound privacy risks to individuals.

In-brief: Wired’s Kim Zetter and Andy Greenberg teamed up this week on a little look-back at 2015 with a focus on security and Internet of Things.

Wired’s Kim Zetter and Andy Greenberg are two of the sharpest security reporters out there. They teamed up this week on a little look-back at 2015 with a focus on security and Internet of Things.

Their thesis: we’re at the cusp of a major change in the information security space, as Internet connectivity spread to ever more intimate corners of our lives. Connected vehicles and medical devices captured the headlines this year. As for next year: who knows?

From their article:

Cheap, radio-connected computers have invaded meatspace. They’re now embedded in everything from our toys to our cars to our bodies. 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.

Source: How the Internet of Things Got Hacked | WIRED

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