Hackers use ‘smart’ refrigerator to send 750,000 virus-laced emails

Call it the attack of the zombie refrigerators. Computer security researchers said this week they discovered a large “botnet” which infected Internet-connected home appliances and then delivered more than 750,000 malicious emails.The California security firm Proofpoint, Inc., which announced its findings, said this may be the first proven “Internet of Things” based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances. Read more: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/17/hackers-use-smart-refrigerator-to-send-750000-virus-laced-emails/

 

 

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