[Ed. – No surprise. Brave new world. Etc. Beware the Internet-of-things. It’s not your friend.]
Four days before U.S. and Russian leaders met in Helsinki, hackers from China launched a wave of brute-force attacks on internet-connected devices in Finland, seeking to gain control of gear that could collect audio or visual intelligence, a new report says.
“Finland is not typically a top attacked country; it receives a small number of attacks on a regular basis,” the report says. …
Attacks jumped 2,800 percent.