Finally, it’s important to remember that the weakest link in the security chain is always the end user. That means you. If you don’t take the time to educate yourself on how to protect your data and your devices, you’ll leave holes in your home network that can lead to identity theft, fraud, or malicious users using your devices for their own purposes. That could mean your PC becomes a zombie in a DDOS attack or an unwitting member of a Bitcoin mining operation, your IP camera is plastered across the internet for everyone to see, or your thermostat becomes the subject of script kiddies looking to prank someone. A few resources worth checking out:

via How to Keep Your Internet-Connected Home Safe and Secure.

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