Monday, December 27, 2010

Gadgets Bring New Opportunities for Hackers - NYTimes.com

Check the link below for a timely security reality check

“Consumer electronics makers as a class seem to be rushing to connect all their products to the Internet,” said Adrian Turner, Mocana’s chief executive. “I can tell you for a fact that the design teams at these companies have not put enough thought into security.”

Mocana and firms like it sell technology for protecting devices and often try to publicize potential threats. But the Mocana test also illustrates what security experts have long warned: that the arrival of Internet TVs, smartphones and other popular Web-ready gadgets will usher in a new era of threats by presenting easy targets for hackers.

Gadgets Bring New Opportunities for Hackers - NYTimes.com

Post a Comment