Russia’s new cyber threat exploits home devices

April 18, 2018 - Comment

Tech Republic senior reporter Dan Patterson joins CBSN with details of an emerging cyber threat. U.S. and U.K. officials warn that Russian hackers are targetting home and business routers and IoT (internet of things) devices like FitBit, Alexa or “smart” appliances. The ultimate goal may be to attack to more complex systems like power grids

Tech Republic senior reporter Dan Patterson joins CBSN with details of an emerging cyber threat. U.S. and U.K. officials warn that Russian hackers are targetting home and business routers and IoT (internet of things) devices like FitBit, Alexa or “smart” appliances. The ultimate goal may be to attack to more complex systems like power grids and water filtration systems.

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