Hackers used a fridge to send spam [Video]

Hackers used a fridge to send spam

January 19, 2014

smart_refrigeratorSecurity analysts from the company Proofpoint claimed to have discovered the first spam botnet whose managers also managed to hack home appliances to send spam emails from more than 100,000 devices including routers, multimedia centers, televisions and at least one refrigerator.

The hack occurred between December 23, 2013 and January 6, 2014, in which all these devices were used to send at least 750,000 emails with malicious content to companies and individuals around the world.

via Analysts claim that hackers used a refrigerator to send spam – FayerWayer.

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