The “Internet of Things”

Today we live in a world where Home Technology is connected to the Internet, this includes Thermostats, Webcams, Smart TVs and many other devices. These devices are part of the Internet of Things also called ioT devices. These devices do cause an issue with personal security at the home level. Users get devices and are excited to get them plugged in and running and never change the default user name and password. This is the first and biggest way to stop and prevent your devices from getting hijacked. Here is some great info on one of the largest botnet attacks from 2016 using mostly ioT Devices. In this article you will see ways you can improve and secure your ioT devices.
http://www.welivesecurity.com/2016/10/24/10-things-know-october-21-iot-ddos-attacks/

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