Yesterday, 08:16 PM
Correct, the "Internet of Things" may be a good advancement, but when manufacturers produce these internet "things" with zero in the way of proper security, they become dangerous as all get out. I was reading where one of the IP camera/DVR brands (don't recall which) that was particularly badly hit by the trojan bot assault that preceded the DDoS, has it's password hard coded on an ASIC and security cannot be adjusted by the end user at all.
Seriously, what? Home security IP cameras, with NO WAY to change the password or security settings? That's just ASKING to get hacked and pwned. Why would ANYBODY produce IP security cameras without adequate security?? SMDH