F-Secure’s chief research officer likens IoT devices to ‘IT asbestos’
The chief research officer of cybersecurity giant F-Secure has warned that IoT devices could be the “asbestos of the future”.
Mikko Hyppönen made the warning during an interview on Verdict. The insecure nature of IoT devices is not surprising to many, especially following their role in devastating botnets like Mirai. However, Hyppönen warns the situation is only set to get worse.
The root of Hyppönen’s concern is the...