The more devices connected to the network, the greater the chance that the security of one of them will be compromised. The owner of the casino discovered this with great pain-the door was stolen. This was the door where their data was stolen. It turned out to be an aquarium with fish.
Although laptops or smartphones are generally considered to be the targets of cybercriminals, for less obvious devices (such as so-called “smart” refrigerators, thermostats, Porn gadgets. This usually applies to both users and device manufacturers, who sometimes treat security issues out of shameful boredom.
An example of the resulting problem is the history of a certain casino. An element of the interior design of the gambling cave is an aquarium equipped with an advanced thermometer. It turns out that thermometers connected to the Internet are vulnerable-cybercriminals, with its help, broke into the internal casino network, and from there they stole databases of customer data.
The story is not new-the hack happened in 2018, but the service Entrepreneur’s Memories Recently, in the context of increasing popularity of the Internet of Things.As it goes from Analyst’s forecast By 2025, there will be as many as 31 billion devices connected to the network worldwide, so there is a risk of attack.
This also applies to such critical equipment, such as Rolls-Royce aircraft engines transmitting flight parameter data or advanced elevators manufactured by ThyssenKrupp to transmit information about their work.These threats in the website security information observation statement Comment by Tim Erlin From Tripwire, responsible for network security: