Bots in the A/C, spyware in the 'fridge

Posted by tuxchick on Oct 31, 2005 4:59 PM EDT
SearchSecurity.com; By Bill Brenner
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Over time, the computers inside air conditioners, refrigerators, televisions and automobiles will increasingly connect to cyberspace. This phenomenon also will open them up to the same attacks now threatening PCs, servers and databases.

Are we as an industry prepared for such an assault? No. But Trend Micro executives last week said in time, we will be better equipped to take on such attacks.

[Ed.- interesting article, but they really miss the point- who's the bigger threat, evil crackers, or corporate spyware with secret backdoors, surveillance, and remote control?]

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