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Submission + - Refrigerator Part of Botnet (latimes.com)

schwit1 writes: Security researchers at Proofpoint have uncovered the very first wide-scale hack that involved television sets and at least one refrigerator.

In this case, hackers broke into more than 100,000 everyday consumer gadgets, such as home-networking routers, connected multi-media centers, televisions, and at least one refrigerator, Proofpoint says. They then used those objects to send more than 750,000 malicious emails to enterprises and individuals worldwide.

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Refrigerator Part of Botnet

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