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Security Experts Warn Against Smart Appliances

Experts at a cybersecurity summit in London warned consumers this week against the proliferation of “smart” home appliances such as refrigerators and toasters, explaining that this unregulated access to one’s personal information could be a target for hackers. What do you think?

  • “Do they really expect me not to buy a toaster that remembers my name?”

    Garrett Buting Threat Processor
  • “I just feel safer limiting the internet to my phone, computer, tablet, TV, three game consoles, and my car.”

    Casey Holdridge Systems Analyst
  • “Hey, I spent thousands of dollars on all these high-tech kitchen appliances, so don’t worry about me. I know what I’m doing.”

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