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How simple, internet-connected lightbulbs can 'go nuclear' and risk a city

Here’s one reason to avoid the so-called Internet of Things: Everyday items like lightbulbs become easy targets for hackers once they’re connected to a network, meaning your mood lighting can quickly turn into a serious liability. SEE ALSO: The 7 devices in your home that could be used for next DDoS attack Say you’ve purchased a Philips Hue system, which allows you to control the intensity and color of your lightbulbs via an…

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How simple, internet-connected lightbulbs can 'go nuclear' and risk a city

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