Can smart home devices get viruses? There’s been a lot of talk about the idea of IoT (Internet of Things) devices being infected by viruses, not least because Samsung this month recommended scanning its QLED televisions for viruses every few weeks.

Security experts from Avast and Symantec have set out to separate fact from fiction. They say that while a virus isn’t impossible, it is extremely unlikely – but there are four other ways the security of your smart home can be compromised, and we outline some simple steps you can take to reduce the risks …

more…

The post Can smart home devices get viruses? Experts separate fact from fiction … appeared first on 9to5Mac.

Go to original Source
Author:

Ben Lovejoy

https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2017/03/mac1.png?w=32

Powered by WPeMatico