Hacking a smart lightbulb system

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The phenomenon of the Internet of Things (IoT) is positively influencing our lives by augmenting our spaces with intelligent and connected devices.

Examples of these devices include lightbulbs, motion sensors, door locks, video cameras, thermostats, and power outlets.

By 2022, the average household with two teenage children will own roughly 50 such Internet connected devices, according to estimates by the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development. Our society is starting to increasingly depend upon IoT devices to promote automation and increase our well being. As such, it is important that we begin a dialogue on how we can securely enable the upcoming technology.

SOURCE: net-security.org


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