Your Fridge is Full of SPAM...

How the "Internet of Things" is going to make your life simpler, easier, and more worry-free. I jest, of course... your home appliances will need cyber-security...

Over the December holidays, one of our researchers discovered proof of a much-theorized but we believe never before seen in the wild security breach.

Specifically, as the this researcher was analyzing email-borne threats (something they do on an ongoing basis), they observed that in a recent attack campaign, more than 25 percent of the malicious email (over 750,000 messages) came from things that were not conventional laptop or desktop computers, but rather members of the Internet of Things (IoT); a “Thingbot”-net*, as it were.

http://www.proofpoint.com/threatinsight/posts/your-fridge-is-full-of-spa...

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/01/17/hackers-use-smart-refrigerator-to-...