Hackers steal casino database exploiting fish tank smart thermometer

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Genius Hack: Hackers steal casino database by exploiting fish tank’s “smart thermometer”

Cyberthieves got into the unnamed casino’s network via the “smart” thermometer monitoring water in the lobby aquarium, located the database and sucked it back over the network and out into the cloud via the thermostat https://mashable.com/2018/04/15/casino-smart-thermometer-hacked/

More work to do on the notoriously insecure WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol.

Or, maybe the IoT is an epic, connected Fail in a slo-mo train wreck.

Remember this — http://signalsrank.com/massive-internet-wide-ddos-attack-october-21-2016/ — when toasters and kettles got hacked and crashed dozens of huge sites?


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