back to article Australia's IoT security rating might work, if done right

As Vulture South reported Monday, Australia's government hopes to have consumer Internet of Things products given security “star ratings” of some kind, so consumers know what they're buying. The notion seems problematic: for example, what does a five-star security rating on a security camera mean, if it's attached to a router …

  1. dan1980

    Australia's IoT security rating might work, if done right ...

    Ahh, so it won't work.

  2. veti Silver badge

    "You need updates continuously"

    If that's true, I suspect you're doing something wrong.

    If it can be patched, it can be rooted.

    If it can't be patched - then at least it might take hackers a leetle longer to enlist it to a DDOS network.

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