Putting cigarette packet warnings on IoT devices is dead funny


Everybody knows the Internet of Things (IoT) suffers from a troubling security epidemic – but what would happen if IoT manufacturers were to put warning labels on their products the same way tobacco brands have to put them on cigarette packets? It is a common practice in many places around the globe to slap warning messages on cigarette packets in order to caution potential buyers against the detrimental effects tobacco has on their health. But seeing how security breaches could be equally damaging – albeit in a different manner – web security pundit Troy Hunt has raised an unusual, but very…

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