Hacker Scare Story
5. Your Blender. Yes, Your Blender
That's right: your blender is under attack! Most mixers are self-contained and not hackable, but Siciliano says many home automation systems tap into appliances such as blenders and coffee machines. These home networks are then open to attack in surprising ways: A hacker might turn on the blender from outside your home to distract you as he sneaks in a back window, he warns.
Yeah, and Richard Clarke thinks hackers can set your printer on fire.
Posted on June 25, 2010 at 1:47 PM • 78 Comments