Friday, May 14, 2021

Talos Takes Ep. #53: The broader lesson of those air fryer vulnerabilities

By Jon Munshaw.

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It seemed like everyone on security Twitter had a joke when we disclosed a vulnerability in a WiFi-connected air fryer. The since-patched vulnerability could allow an attacker to change cooking times and temperatures if they had physical access to the device.

And while everyone had their own hot take on the situation, this Talos Takes episode aims to take a step back and look at the broader lesson here: Not everything needs to be connected to the internet.

Joe Marshall from Talos Outreach joins the show to talk smart washers, dryers and cooking appliances and how you can be prepared if you feel like you must have one of those in your home.

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