Pen Test Partners bod Ken Munro has mapped and hacked insecure smart kettles across the capital, with the appliances sharing Wi-Fi passwords with him once inside.
The iKettle is designed to save time and effort by allowing owners to switch it on and off using their smartphone.
Having accessed the kettle, Munro said that rather than simply being able to control whether it is on or off, he can actually get it to share Wi-Fi passwords “easily” using some social engineering data, a directional antenna, and some networking gear.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Daniel Pauli, The Register