Google now a hacker’s tool
Somewhere out on the Internet, an Electric Bong may be in danger. The threat: a well-crafted Google (Profile, Products, Articles) query that could allow a hacker to use Google’s massive database as a resource for intrusion.
“Electric Bong” was one of a number of household devices that security researcher Johnny Long came across when he found an unprotected Web interface to someone’s household electrical network. To the right of each item were two control buttons, one labelled “on,” the other, “off.” Full Story