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Thursday, October 27, 2016

The Central Bank warned the Russians about the threat of smart coffee makers

Deputy chief of the security and protection of information of the Central Bank Artem Sychev has warned of the risk that contain “clever coffee maker”: devices for making coffee, controlled via smartphone.

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

As reported by the Banks.<url>”, Sychev at the International banking forum in Sochi was of the opinion that through the coffee maker hackers will be able to access the banking app installed on your smartphone.

After that, the hackers will be able to track your smartphone data and then freely use all the credentials”, which include data Bank applications.

Sychev said that to break the coffee machine, in communication with the smartphone, simply because it does not provide data encryption.

While Sychev is not explained how to avoid hacker attacks. Also, he did not statistics the prevalence of “smart coffee maker” in Russia.


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