How safe are IoT Devices?

For as long as computers have been around, people have been trying to hack into them, and for as long as hackers have been around there have been people trying to prevent this. Nowadays almost every operating system comes with some kind of default security, such as Windows Defender, there are also many paid alternatives but all with a common goal to keep your system and information safe.

But what about IoT (Internet of Things) devices? This is going to be the focus of my research project, as I have heard there are concerns with the security of some of these products. To find out more I am going to be researching the questions below to get a better understanding of the issue.

 

  1. Is there a growing number of attacks on IoT devices?

 

 

  1. How many households have IoT devices?

 

 

  1. Is there a way to easily protect these devices?
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