1. Exquisite Tweets from @SuB8u, @jeremiahg, @garrytan, @jjarmoc, @panzer, @thedailybeast, @wilw, @daringfireball, @carlbildt, @mattblaze, @charlesarthur, @tomcoates, @samin

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    Dystopia, circa 2016, is the Internet of insecure things. Visualized, courtesy the folks at @JoyofTech.

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    SuB8u

    Subrahmanyam KVJ

  2. Are we onboard with software manufacturer liability yet, or does the entire internet have to go down or someone die first?

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    jeremiahg

    Jeremiah Grossman

    As Bruce Schneier recently explained about IoT-device security, "The market can't fix this because neither the buyer nor the seller cares."

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    jeremiahg

    Jeremiah Grossman

  3. Missing tweet: 789577420097654784

  4. Someone Is Learning How to Take Down the Internet —Schneier 😳 schneier.com/blog/archives/…

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    garrytan

    garrytan.eth 陈嘉兴 🥑🌐🦇🔊🍌🔺

  5. Missing tweet: 789611114648571904

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  7. In a relatively short time we've taken a system built to resist destruction by nuclear weapons and made it vulnerable to toasters.

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    jjarmoc

    Jeff Jarmoc 🐉🔥

  8. Missing tweet: 789638734870372352

  9. @ErrataRob worth noting apple delayed rollout of HomeKit devices to force encryption and require 2 factor initialization procedure

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    panzer

    Panzer

  10. This is why the internet was shut down today, and why it's going to happen again: thebea.st/2dVGmB5

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    thedailybeast

    The Daily Beast

  11. Missing tweet: 789650354015207424

  12. So all these cheap devices are made in the same Chinese factory. They all have the same hard-coded password and vulnerability... (1/2)

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    wilw

    Wil Wheaton

    They are easily weaponized into a DDoS botnet with widely-published code. They are all over the world. It's like a @GreatDismal novel. (2/2)

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    wilw

    Wil Wheaton

    Oh, and they are targeted to consumers who don't know and/or don't care about security, or even know what a subnet is. So. (3/2)

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    wilw

    Wil Wheaton

  13. Hacked Cameras and DVRs Powered Today’s Massive Internet Outage: daringfireball.net/linked/2016/10…

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    daringfireball

    Daring Fireball

  14. Yesterday we saw the first test of the weaponisation of everything that's coming if we don't care. Serious. nytimes.com/2016/10/22/bus…

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    carlbildt

    Carl Bildt

  15. "There's no need to worry too much about security, after all who would want to attack someone's refrigerator?"

    mattblaze

    matt blaze

  16. At which everyone said “oh maaaan soooo booooring”

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    @ErrataRob worth noting apple delayed rollout of HomeKit devices to force encryption and require 2 factor initialization procedure

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    charlesarthur

    Charles Arthur

  17. Just FYI, the IOT devices used in this attack are old IP cameras made by mostly one company in China: krebsonsecurity.com/2016/10/who-ma…

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    tomcoates

    Tom Coates

    These are not devices made by people like Nest, WeMo, Phillips Hue, Arlo, August, NetAtmo or any reputable IOT company.

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    Tom Coates

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    Sami Niemelä ⚡️