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5 cyber-attacks caused by IoT security vulnerabilities
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5 cyber-attacks caused by IoT security vulnerabilities

The networking of items is known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Similar to a social network or email service, IoT connects gadgets rather than connecting individuals. By the end of 2022, 22 billion gadgets will be connected to the Internet of Things, predicts Ericsson. By 2025, according to the experts at Business Insider, the number will increase to 30.9 billion. The attack surface of the cybersecurity vulnerabilities presented by IoT devices is growing along with the quantity of these devices. IoT devices are prone to network assaults such as data theft, phishing, spoofing, and denial of service attacks (DDoS attacks). These may trigger further cyber security risks like ransomware assaults and significant data breaches, costing firms a lot of money and time to repair. We go o...