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Refrigerator Among Devices Hacked in Internet of Things Cyber Attack

L.A. Times:

These days, even a refrigerator can fall prey to a cyber attack.
That's what security firm Proofpoint is reporting Thursday after uncovering one of the first Internet of things cyber attacks, meaning it involved so-called smart appliances that are capable of connecting to the Internet the same way computers and smartphones do.
Included in the attack were smart TVs, wireless speaker systems, Internet-connected set top boxes and at least one refrigerator. Proofpoint did not say what company made the compromised refrigerator.

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