Safer Internet: Internet of Things

Why?

  • + Many new types of electronic devices -- at home and on our person -- can be connected to the Internet.
  • + Difficult to find out privacy and security risks, and to update as necessary.

Summary

  • comicSet-top Devices: camera, microphone, people identification (Kinect), playlist, game consoles
  • [Refs:TV]: "How to disable TV 'spy' technology"
  • Web-connected Cameras
  • [Refs]: "Hacked Footage from Baby Monitors and Webcams Being Broadcast on Russian Site"
  • Other Connected Objects: home automation, lightbulbs, thermostats
  • [Refs]: "A Light Bulb Goes On, Over the Mall"
  • Wearable technology: watches, fitness trackers, glasses
  • [Refs:Wearable]: "Lawmakers fear privacy risks from Google Glass"

References

Camera

Cars

Health

Home

Smart TVs

Wearables