It’s pretty cool that an Internet connected fridge can alert you when you’re low on milk, but what if that ability prevents your home security system from doing its job? Researchers recently uncovered widespread flaws in home technology that could allow hackers to make this happen – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is relatively new and the security features of many home technology products has yet to be fully tested, let alone thought through. So, if you’re an “early adopter” of home technology, we urge you to do your homework and stay informed/updated about the products you connect to your home network. Pay particular attention to your network router, as this is the access point to everything on your network.