10 of the Top IoT Security Worries for 2017

The scope of the Internet of Things is quickly advancing, opening up new ways for hackers to steal or modify data, deny operations, and cause other types of havoc.

Don't expect the media frenzy swirling around Internet of Things security to die soon. Just this week, Computer Weekly posted an article titled "secure IoT before it kills us" and Mashable warned that your smart fridge is going to "make our IoT security nightmare so much worse." While many headlines concerning IoT security are overwrought, there are very real risks. Here are ten:

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