Worm may create an Internet of Harmful Things, says Symantec

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Security researchers are gradually raising warnings that the Internet of Things will increase, by multitudes, the number of things that can be hacked and attacked.

The Hitchcockian plotlines are endless. Replace The Birds with flying Amazon delivery drones. Or imagine, as researchers did recently at Black Hat, someone hacking your connected toilet, making it flush incessantly and closing the lid repeatedly and unexpectedly.

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