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Two cybersecurity experts hacked into its Wharf 7 office in Sydney, Australia, through Google’s building management system (BMS).  “Once you understand how the systems work, it is very simple.”  The vulnerable systems were found on Shodan, a search engine that lists devices connected to the internet.

Source: BBC Technology

Date: April 28th, 2016

Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-35746649

Discussion

1) If you were advising a company about having their building hacked, what would you tell them to make them appreciate the costs of doing the work to prepare against hacking versus the costs of dealing with a hack that might happen?

2) Why are buildings’ systems listed on a search engine?

 

 

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