Your refrigerator could be sending out spam

Nowadays, malware manages to insinuate itself on smart devices such as kitchen appliances, home media systems and web-connected televisions. Many of these gadgets have computer processors onboard and act as a self-contained web server to handle communication and other sophisticated functions. It seems that many of these gadgets are poorly configured or use default passwords that leave them exposed.

BBC News – Fridge sends spam emails as attack hits smart gadgets.

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