It is not feasible, in fact not even possible, to replace all CPUs in all devices. It would be too costly, besides the success rate for unsoldering and resoldering pin-throughs in multi-layer boards will never be 100%.
It seems the current DDoS tactics from cybercriminals is to gain control over millions of IoT devices and direct their power towards any target they choose.
IoT security matters more than ever, explains ESET’s Cameron Camp, as the technology, which offers us so much, is vulnerable to attack from cybercriminals.
A new report found hundreds of serious security flaws in some of the most popular Internet of Things gadgets – the problem is far deeper than thought, with 70% of the most popular such gadgets having serious security flaws.
Google’s Nest thermostat can be hacked in under a minute, according to a blog post and video posted by GTV Hacker. The hack would allow attackers complete control over the device and access to the user’s home network.