For every gleaming new IoT device that hits the market, a hacker somewhere is figuring out how to compromise it. Today, even routine activities can land you in the sights of a bad actor.
Imagine what a bad day could look like in this era of ubiquitous connectivity… it’d play like some dystopian grindhouse film.
What an appropriate way to head into Halloween and conclude Cybersecurity Awareness Month! If you’re ready for a good cyber-scare, let’s look at five real-life scenarios where you’d never expect to get hacked — but just might.
1. Waiting to check out
It’s a busy morning at the grocery store and six people are in line ahead of you. The person in front exclaims she’s lost her credit card, and then apologetically moves toward the back of the line. You find it strangely un-Covid as she brushes by you and other shoppers.
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