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Why You Need to Protect Your Home from Cyber Pearl Harbor (Now!)

Curseyoukhan (2601315) writes | about a year ago

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Curseyoukhan writes "At this very moment a terrorist hacker in Somewheristan is preparing to unleash what former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta called a "cyber 9/11." With just a flick of a switch, we could all be left without electricity, water or Netflix for who knows how long.

Some of you probably laughed when I mentioned Netflix, but I did it for two reasons. First, to see if you are paying attention and, second, to get you thinking about your homes because, ladies and gentlemen, the home is the greatest and most-overlooked target today. Thankfully, my company — PurplexUs Inc. LLC — is here to help protect you and your home.

Bathroom scales, refrigerators, rice cookers, garage-door openers, ovens, clothes, washers, light switches and toothbrushes–do you know what they all have in common?

I didn’t think so.

All these devices can be used by a terrorist to kill now that they've been connected to the internet."

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