Home Robots Are Vulnerable To CyberSecurity Attacks

Human beings have always sought ways to make their lives better, simpler and more comfortable. It is this hunger for a better life and more free time that feeds the ever-evolving nature of technology and internet use.

Industry experts note that the number of connected devices is exploding.  The projections suggest that the number of connected devices will grow to over 8.3 billion in 2017. This is an increase from 6.38 in 2016. These figures include smart or robotic home devices such as TVs, refrigerators, lightening, garage doors, cleaning products, and security cameras all of which are part of home automation.  See Robots In My Home for more examples. It is also important to note that the figures do not include devices such as smartphones, tablets and personal computers.

Today, the internet remains one of the most influential technologies in the world. The number of people connected to the internet continues to grow with increased …

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