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Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff

Brian Krebs advice on securing your IoT stuff should be common sense especially based on what happened when a malware like Mirai or his brother Satori spread within the IoT ecosystem to even within cryptocurrency mining rigs. Everyone should take a workshop on securing their network with a firewall, or better yet having a network that’s not connected to the internet. These device will be more susceptible to hackers, its just a matter of time.

If you are running a variant of linux, check out ufw, the uncomplicated firewall. If you are running Windows check out this guide. If you are running MacOS check the following guide. All common routers have firewalls included already so do spend the time to read the manual and turn it on. I don’t know if I would trust every brand out there to have it on by default.