Shodan, a hacker search engine that scans the Internet for connected devices, has helped hack into devices such as pacemakers, MRI scanners, cardiology devices, and other smart devices. Most people wouldn’t expect something so personal to be able to be hacked. Most of the objects listed on the Fox News report don’t even have screens, yet they can be controlled by an outside source.
This is an extremely serious issue that should be researched in order to find solutions. When people experience these personal hacks, it needs to be investigated thoroughly. There are so many unknown scenarios that could happen to any device. Hacking to this extent, and with this regularity, is a relatively new problem in the tech industry. With cyber attacks on the rise it is becoming increasingly important for technology companies to research or invest in digital security options.