Reply to post: Re: Make secure the default state

No wonder we're being hit by Internet of Things botnets. Ever tried patching a Thing?

dnlongen

Re: Make secure the default state

That is a key issue. automated updates require a degree of trust ... a degree of trust that is not always (perhaps even not often) justified. I've done a few bug disclosures specifically for abusable autoupdate routines :-/

Still, I don't see that consumer IoT devices can be secured at all without building that trustworthy model, and then automating things.

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