Showing 2 results for: September 2013 ×SpiderLabs ×

Toilet hacks: More relevant to enterprise security than you might think

As we call a wrap on another busy conference season, I've had some time to think about a question I've recently heard from more than one person. Last month, news outlets far and wide reported on an entertaining presentation one of our researchers did on hacking home automation devices, including, funnily enough, Japanese “smart” toilets. It was a fun piece of vulnerability research, but the natural question that came from all of the publicity was what the heck does hacking a flushable bowl have to do with enterprise security?