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What happens if your thermostat is hacked? Researchers name the top 7 security threats

Mark Hachman | Feb. 16, 2017
Researchers from the SANS Institute outline the top seven threats that security researchers face this year.

Attacks against NoSQL databases. For years, SQL injections, where executable code was forced inside of a SQL database entry field, were one of the scourges of the internet. Now, as developers move away from SQL to NoSQL databases like MongoDB, they’re finding that those databases aren’t as secure as they should be.

What you can do: Absolutely nothing. But it’s just one more headache that the security industry has to deal with.

 

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