Working and living areas are getting smarter every year as owners adopt new technology and continuously upgrade old devices to fit into modernized spaces. This has enabled many professionals to work or run their business virtually from home. International conferences can be conducted from home office spaces, major projects can be managed and modified online, and much more can be done with the help of smart machines. Unfortunately, unprotected devices are seen as low-hanging fruit by cybercriminals, used in criminal campaigns or leveraged to gain deeper access to home networks.
Attackers targeting smart home devices are tenacious because these machines are proliferating, and becoming more powerful and valuable targets. Because of this, attacks continue to evolve to keep pace with the advancement of these technologies.
Source: Trend Micro