[olug] The Smart Coffemaker hack.

Dan Linder dan at linder.org
Tue Sep 29 08:14:25 CDT 2020


Considering how dangerous it is at my house if someone comes between them
and their coffee in the morning, I wouldn't expect a ransom to be paid;
instead, my wife and daughters would plan an all-out assault on the writer
of the software and rip them to shreds.

And another reason that I like our dumb coffee maker too - it's only real
vulnerability is power outages while we're asleep.  (It's the first clock
fixed after any power blip in the house.)


On Mon, Sep 28, 2020 at 8:20 PM Dave Thacker <dthacker9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2020/09/how-a-hacker-turned-a-250-coffee-maker-into-ransom-machine/
> I'll stick with my dumb Mr. Coffee.
> DT
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