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BLOG: Who's hacking your refrigerator?

Derek Slater | Nov. 14, 2011
Now that everything's networked and process control systems are easy to hack, here's a quick-reference guide to figuring out who's behind each type of security incident.

Now that everything's networked and process control systems are easy to hack, here's a quick-reference guide to figuring out who's behind each type of security incident.

EFFECT

CAUSE

All dams east of the Mississippi open simultaneously

China

All bank vaults east of the Mississippi open simultaneously

Mafia

Your car starts broadcasting your emails and voice mails at random intervals

Anonymous

Local Redbox only dispenses porn

Malicious computer science majors

Toilets in middle school flush continuously

Bored middle schoolers

Wii controller can be used to make your fridge dispense lemonade ice cubes

Your kids (duh)

   

 

 

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