Now, we are entering the era of the internet of Things and smart home technologies. Intelligent devices are moving into every segment of society, creating new breeds of services. We are generating data, receiving information, and communicating in real time with our devices and each other from anywhere, at any time. This technological development gives a strong rise to the demographic of smart home users.
With more than 13 billion connected devices in the world and more than 5 million new devices being connected to the internet each day, the amount of data smart fridges, light bulbs, thermostats, home security systems, etc. collect and send online is just amazing.
A growing number of gadgets is connecting to the internet to make possible new forms of remote management and automation.
However, the vulnerability of IoT devices has been a trending topic for quite a while. Some say there is a risk of smart appliances forming a IoT botnet (Internet of Things botnet) that’ll be used for illicit purposes.
The frightening truth about the state of the overall IoT security is that the majority of the data shared by our devices and home networks is exposed to anyone who cares to look for it. The increasing expansion of smart home technologies enables a new wave of over-the-Internet attacks, cryptojacking, IoT hacking, such as breaking in baby monitors, or stealing your Gmail password from your fridge.
So, if you don’t bother to set up proper WiFi protection, you make your gadgets open to such vulnerabilities and more. One of the high-profile examples is an always-on surveillance. There are a number of manufacturers who build “always-on” audio sensors into devices with a network connection, like Barbie dolls, TV sets, and game consoles. This opens the possibility for cyber criminals to easily discover these devices, compromise them, and use as their own eyes and ears. A brutal privacy breach, isn’t it?
Of course, you can turn off your WiFi or unlink some devices from your home network, but then what’s the point of buying all these controllers and robotic stuff?
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