12 More Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked
Manufacturers want to hook everything up to the Internet these days. Surf the Web on your TV? Great! Follow your weight loss through an Internet-connected bathroom scale? Marvelous! Check up on your home security system over your smartphone? What could be better?
But the security of many devices in this new "Internet of things" can be pretty awful. When manufacturers decide to connect a previously offline device to the Internet, they usually factor in form, consumer convenience and retail cost. Security issues are often far down the list of priorities.
Security researchers, on the other hand, think it's great fun to find ways to break into new things. Since we ran our first "10 Things You Didn't Know Could Be Hacked" piece, researchers have found plenty of others.
Here are 12 more devices that hackers have shown to be full of security holes.