Can TVs and refrigerators really spew botnet spam

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  1. siljaline

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    http://www.networkworld.com/news/2014/012714-spam-appliances-278108.html
     
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    http://blog.fortinet.com/Security Research/Malware-or-Spam-Campaign-on-Internet-of-Things/
     
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    Thanks for this :thumb: Most informative.
     
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    CIA chief says internet-connected appliances are ‘worrisome’ new threat
    http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/...onnected-appliances-are-worrisome-new-threat/
     
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    Keurig’s next generation of coffee machines will have DRM lockdown
    http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014...on-of-coffee-machines-will-have-drm-lockdown/
     
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    Happy to help.
     
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    ~ How to Keep the NSA From Spying Through Your Webcam ~
    http://www.wired.com/threatlevel/2014/03/webcams-mics/

    Kim Zetter (may) be followed on Twitter
     
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    Started doing that last year. Probably a month or so after the NSA files came out. For myself I use a black isolation tape with weak glue that doens't leave any residue. I consider this one of those few computer defenses that are always 100% reliable.
     
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    Researchers' Google Glass Spyware Sees What You See
    http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygre...chers-google-glass-spyware-sees-what-you-see/
     
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    How do you DRM a thing like a coffee pod? | A brewing system lockdown may echo the tale of printers and ink cartridges.
    http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/03/how-do-you-drm-a-thing-like-a-coffee-pod/
     
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    Google tells Supreme Court it’s legal to packet sniff open Wi-Fi networks
    http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/...ts-legal-to-packet-sniff-open-wi-fi-networks/

    David Kravets newly onboard at ARS (may) be followed on Twitter
     
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    DVR Infected with Bitcoin Mining Malware
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    Win32/Sality newest component: a router’s primary DNS changer named Win32/RBrute
    http://www.welivesecurity.com/2014/...outers-primary-dns-changer-named-win32rbrute/
     
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    Documents point to “Android TV,” Google’s latest bid for the living room
    http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2014...id-tv-googles-latest-bid-for-the-living-room/
     
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    Is your car infested with spiders? Mazda has a software update for that

    http://www.theverge.com/2014/4/6/5587116/mazda-6-software-update-addresses-spider-problem
     
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    Nespresso “open-sources” coffee pod business under government pressure
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    How to turn a phone into a covert bugging device? Infect the printer
    http://arstechnica.com/security/201...o-a-covert-bugging-device-infect-the-printer/
     
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    My Mother always kept the spam in the refrigerator.
     
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    i'll start worrying when the fridge starts looking at prOn. ;)
     
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