Chris Speed is Reader in Digital Spaces at the Edinburgh College of Art / University of Edinburgh and part of http://www.designinformatics.org. Chris has sustained a...
Christophe Fabre: How to cope with the Internet of Things' dark side
Source: "The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to usher in exciting new ways of enhancing our lives, doing our jobs, conducting business, and more – simply by connecting everyday objects to the Internet.
But the intersection of our physical world with the ubiquitous always-on Internet opens a Pandora's Box of security and privacy risks that cannot be ignored. Consider this scenario: your Facebook account is hacked, and all of a sudden, your location, home security system, and even your car, are left vulnerable."