(City AM) – A home filled with smart devices could be exposed to thousands of hacking or unknown scanning attacks from around the world in a single week, according to a new report. A real-world study carried out by consumer group Which recorded more than 12,000 attack attempts in a week, including 2,435 specific attempts to maliciously log into the devices with a weak default username and password. This equates to 14 attempts every hour by real hackers to infiltrate the devices. UK households now have more than 10 different connected devices on average, ranging from TVs to thermostats. While […]

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