Spitballing IoT Security

Jim Hickstein jxh at jxh.com
Fri Oct 28 05:07:17 UTC 2016


On 10/27/16 22:59, bzs at TheWorld.com wrote:
> What would the manufacturers' response be if this virus had instead
> just shut down, possibly in some cases physically damaged the devices
> or otherwise caused them to cease functioning ever again (wiped all
> their software or broke their bootability), rather than just hijacked
> them for a while?

A virus that kills its host (too much of the time) is not successful.


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