Reply to post: Are they sure it isn't actually an IoT device?

Softbank's 'Pepper' robot is a security joke

JassMan Silver badge
Joke

Are they sure it isn't actually an IoT device?

The 'bot allows unauthenticated root-level access, runs a Meltdown/Spectre-vulnerable processor, can be administered over unencrypted HTTP and has a default root password.

It seems that in order for any device to be labelled as IoT these are just the kind of attributes it needs.

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