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US and Canadian consumers failing to protect their connected homes - study

Thursday 10 October 2019 | 11:35 CET | News
The majority of consumers in the US and Canada are failing to protect themselves from the risk of compromised smart home devices, such as internet-connected TVs, smart thermostats, home assistants and more, according to the results of an ESET survey on consumer attitudes and actions towards the cybersecurity and privacy of the connected home. The poll of 4,000 consumers revealed that most Americans and Canadians do not evaluate the data the manufacturer collects or know where it's stored or with whom it's shared when purchasing a smart home device. Only 20 percent of American respondents and

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Eset
Countries: Canada / United States
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