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The “internet of things” is all about connecting objects to a network and enabling them to collect and share data. Household objects like thermostats, light switches, doorbells, washing machines, fridges and even toys can all be connected via wi-fi and controlled remotely. But how safe are your home appliances from hacking?

Source: BBC Technology News

Date: May 25th, 2017

Link to video: http://www.bbc.com/news/av/technology-39926126/how-to-beat-security-threats-to-internet-of-things

Discussion

1) List out all the different types of internet devices you, or a friend or family member, has in their home.  This might include thermostats, solar panels…

2) How can it be useful to someone bad to hack into a set of web-enabled solar panels?

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