Reply to post: Re: IOT is poorly named

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

Mahhn

Re: IOT is poorly named

100% agree. Because the reality of patching all these devices is, that it will "never" happen for most of them.

If a device is built to auto patch, there should be a manual activation. As in an physical update button, with a little sticker that says something like, Press when connected to internet, do not power off for 20 min, then reboot. The little sticker, should be in 36 languages too, lol.

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