Study: ISPs Can Use IOT Devices to Spy on You | DSLReports, ISP Information

A new study out of Princeton (hat tip, New Scientist) discusses how it’s relatively easy for an ISP to use the internet of things (IOT) devices in many households to spy on and collect profitable data on consumers. Such “smart” devices are all the rage, from internet-connected televisions and refrigerators, to numerous flavors of internet-connected smart speakers like Amazon Echo. But in many instances, security and privacy are an afterthought, resulting in the devices being hijacked and used in botnets, or worse.

Source: Study: ISPs Can Use IOT Devices to Spy on You | DSLReports, ISP Information

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