Information, Technology & Consulting

When the 'The Internet of Things' Becomes 'The Walking Dead,' Look Out

Quotes Sean Smith, professor of computer science and director of the Institute for Security, Technology, and Society, about how he and and many others in the computer field have been warning us to prepare for something like last week's attack on Dyn of Manchester. "We've been waiting for it to happen," says Smith. "We, as computer scientists, the computer industry and community, have been rushing headlong into putting what are basically small computers connected to the network into all sorts of things—cars, Barbie dolls, thermostats, web cameras … without making them secure."

Read the full story, published on 10/25/16, in the Concord Monitor.

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