Unsecured Internet of Things gadgets get hacked within 40 minutes of being connected to the net

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“The Atlantic’s Andrew McGill set up a virtual server on Amazon’s cloud that presented to the internet as a crappy, insecure Internet of Things toaster; 41 minutes later, a hacked IoT device connected to it and tried to hack it. Within a day, the “toaster” had been hacked more than 300 times.”

http://boingboing.net/2016/10/31/unsecured-internet-of-things-g.html

This reminds me of old WordPress installations!