Reply to post: Deeper thought

The Internet of things is great until it blows up your house

frank ly

Deeper thought

"... someone hacks into your oven, turns the gas on, waits 36 hours, then lights the pilot, ..."

A sensibly design IoT oven would not allow independent control of those items from outside. It would have 'on', 'off' and 'temperature demand' inputs. Local hardware/firmware would determine any safety related activity and sequences. If it was very clever it would notice any 'crazy' external command behaviour and disconnect itself from the internet.

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