We have talked about phishing before and warned you of the dangers of phishing emails that spread malware, ransomware and other toxic payloads. Today however we are talking fish. Actual fish.
It was never going to be long before the obsession with web-enabling everything from air conditioning to kettles, caused a bit of a problem. In this case, a web-enabled fish tank (stay with us) was hacked and using this fish tank’s connection, criminals managed to move through the network and steal data from the fish’s home, a casino, where it lives in a ‘smart tank’ …
If you consider the use web-enabled equipment, including any animal enclosures, please risk assess it thoroughly and please protect it properly from fishers, phishers and other cyber botherers. Criminals will head for the point of least resistance every time and you need to know where that is before they do.
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- Posted by Ellie Hurst
- On 20th July 2017
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