This ain’t your momma’s Internet
“The more digital our lives become, the greater the number of potential nontraditional entry points for cybercriminals attempting to steal data and wreak havoc,” says McAfee Labs security strategist Toralv Dirro, who referred us to some of the wild exploits highlighted here. Grab your tinfoil hat, and let’s take a walk down wacky-hack lane.
The chamber of chaos
That’s scary, but what happened after the problem was “eliminated” is even more frightening: One of the Chamber’s thermostats was found to be communicating with Chinese servers, while one executive’s printer began spitting out pages composed entirely in Chinese. And that brings us to the next wild exploit…