Reinforcing security around new smart home and IoT devices

Advances in smart home technology are changing people’s homes for the better, but also opening up opportunities for hackers. With new smart home devices announced at January’s virtual CES already hitting the markets, Avast’s security experts are encouraging people to shore up their home security when buying new smart home technology.

Smart home devices can inform, entertain and save people time and money, to enjoy the things that matter, but they can also become liabilities with cyber attackers viewing them as soft targets. Cybercriminals can exploit the security weaknesses of smart home devices and gain access to household networks to take sensitive data – or even more alarmingly take control of the devices and monitor activity within people’s homes.

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