Internet of Things: What are the Risks?
The Internet of Things (IoT) is the connection of everyday products to the Internet. The purpose is to make these products more responsive to our control. However, many tech people have warned that the IoT has many risks to our security and to the Internet itself. Some people believe that Internet blackouts are a direct result of the IoT.
NEW YORK (AP) — Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids’ toys bring the internet to its knees? It’s beginning to look that way.