Bruce Schneier: ‘The Internet Era of Fun and Games Is Over’ | The Daily Dot

Speaking before members of Congress, the internet pioneer made clear the dangers of the internet of things.

ADVICE FROM THE LMLP: Take note before you install any “Internet of Things” devices! 

There are now computers in everything. But I want to suggest another way of thinking about it in that everything is now a computer: This is not a phone. It’s a computer that makes phone calls. A refrigerator is a computer that keeps things cold. ATM machine is a computer with money inside. Your car is not a mechanical device with a computer. It’s a computer with four wheels and an engine… And this is the Internet of Things, and this is what caused the DDoS attack we’re talking about.

Source: Bruce Schneier: ‘The Internet Era of Fun and Games Is Over’ | The Daily Dot