Saturday, January 26, 2013

Documentary: A Gift for the Hackers

Privacy is becoming antiquated

Increasingly devices like printers and scanners are being connected directly to the Internet. It’s all very convenient, bit is it safe?

Your mobile, your printer, your hard drive, everything is connected… but it’s like a Swiss cheese. Medical files, financial information, and trade secrets, they’re all there for the taking. It’s shocking, it should not be allowed. It’s a design flaw.

Is this vulnerability in tens of thousands of devices compromising your security and your privacy? Computer security has become a big concern for companies and individuals.

As a result it has also become a big business. The world’s number one producer of computers and printers, Hewlett – Packard (HP), has an annual turn over of 127 billion dollars.

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