Coming soon: Murder by Internet

Discussion in 'other security issues & news' started by hawki, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. hawki

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  2. noone_particular

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    I suspect that they're a bit late, especially if this "internet of things" includes vehicles.
     
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  5. Minimalist

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    That's sad story. :(
    All people are not prepared for dangers that can come from using Internet. All we can do is try to raise the awareness of this dangers.
     
  6. Malwar

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    :thumb:, That is why we joined wilders right?
     
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    Yes, that's one of the reasons. :thumb:
     
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    As the saying goes...what you don't know can kill you.
     
  9. Yuki2718

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    Sadly, it's quite predictable and I'm surprised if this is the first post about murder by internet.

    Also many people commit suicide already by internet, e.g. they get critical drug by internet to die peacefully on suicide, or there're community for suicide where people exchange info about that.

    But apart from that, what matters now is IoT will surely kill people, just imagine attacker control car or anything. One might remind of old malware which physically broke the PC, and still now it is proven attacker can make fire remotely by attacking network printer.

    I never understand why some people are attracted by idea of smart car or smart home, they are not only unnecessary, but alos quite risky.
    It seems technology often goes to where people don't actually wanted.
     
  10. Minimalist

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    Police ransomware scam drives UK teen to suicide
    http://www.net-security.org/malware_news.php?id=2946
     
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