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Black Hat: Attacking the Smart Home

The home of the future is all about automation. Home owners will be able to automate thermostats, doors, alarms, cameras and other devices – and manage them all remotely.

But what if home automation systems aren't secure?

It's not a hypothetical situation. At the upcoming Black Hat security conference, researchers will discuss, in detail, multiple sets of vulnerabilities found in home automation systems that could enable a new and technologically advanced generation of home invasions.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Home Invasion 2.0: Attacking the Smart Home

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist.