Reply to post: Re: Bleedin obvious advice

Internet of Things botnets: You ain’t seen nothing yet


Re: Bleedin obvious advice

"The ever increasing problem is that the 'smart' meters that are being forced on people by the government don't have that security and are ripe for the script kiddies to take over."

Can you imagine a botnet of over 20 million devices simultaneously doing a DDoS and taking out the power grid? Brave new world, coming nowhere near me if I can help it. I keep changing suppliers every year so they lose track of whether I have a smart meter or not. I had heard that if your gas smart meter loses Internet connectivity it cuts you off!

They can keep the Internet of Shit

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