Smart fish tank helped hackers infiltrate a casino

This should be a lesson to everyone who into there “smart devices”.


Brittany A. Roston – Jul 20, 2017
Smart fish tank helped hackers infiltrate a casino


Internet-connected gadgets can be great, but they’re not without their risks. We’ve seen warnings over poor IoT security from watchdogs and the government alike, and we’ve seen multiple instances where poor security has resulted in various data breaches. The latest example of this risk comes from a North American casino which was left exposed to hackers due to a smart fish tank. This fish tank, which was connected to the casino’s network, served as an access point for hackers who then used it to find other network vulnerabilities.


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