If you’re anything like me, you’ve embraced the convenience of smart devices in the home – gone are the days of plugging the computer into the printer or asking friends to tape your favourite shows. Now, a Wi-Fi connection means everything can be done remotely. But have you taken the necessary steps to secure Wi-Fi enabled printers, TVs, game consoles and other domestic devices?
In shocking news last week, a US family revealed its baby monitor had been hacked by an online intruder who gained access by using a default manufacturer’s login. The intruder was able to pan the baby monitor to spy on the family and speak directly to the toddler, raising alarm bells about the security of other devices around the home.
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