Adrian McEwen is a technologist and entrepreneur based in Liverpool. He has been connecting devices to the Internet since 1995—first cash registers, then mobile phones, and now bubble machines and lamps. He founded MCQN Ltd., an Internet of...
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."