Having internet-connected TVs, cameras, watches, speakers, phones, tablets, and other devices makes our lives more convenient. But, unfortunately, many of these standard “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices require us to share our personal or financial information with them — often without question.
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But, there’s no guarantee that the devices themselves and the information you provide will be kept safe. While not intentional. This could open you up to cyber-attacks. Or, it could unintentionally expose your personal information over the internet — mainly if vendors store your personal and financial data in databases.
Don’t you think that could happen to you? Well, it’s been reported that hackers attack every 39 seconds. However, considering the increase in remote and hybrid work, this could have increased. And, it’s also been found that, on average, 300,000 websites…