Reply to post: Re: IoT devices leaking passwords et-al.

Connected kettles boil over, spill Wi-Fi passwords over London

BasicChimpTheory

Re: IoT devices leaking passwords et-al.

"Why the fuck does a kettle need a connection to the internet. Or your fridge, vacuum, washing machine, Why? WHY??"

I hate to be "that guy" but these things don't have a connection to the internet. The app only works on-network.

Now, more interesting will be when these types of device become proper commodities and it is worth the exposure for mass-market manufacturers to start including software capable of dialing home.

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