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Hacked Robots Present a New Insider Threat
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Judy Myerson
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4/3/2017 | 4:26:37 AM
Re: I Remembered . . .
You made me look for Issac Asimov's books on robots. I will re-read them when I get a chance.
rdusek483
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4/2/2017 | 8:15:57 AM
I Remembered . . .
Made me go find and read Asimov's short "Robot Dreams".  Used to be Science FICTION!
Joe Stanganelli
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4/1/2017 | 5:14:03 PM
Re: this goes to remind us that after all it's just software
@Kelly: That's an eye-opening way of framing it, Kelly -- because the corollary is that IoT is just as scary as robots and a potential robot uprising.

Reminds me of the Futurama episode where the robots revolt and the toaster is the most vicious-minded of all.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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3/27/2017 | 8:48:13 PM
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That's a chilling but real threat, @Ludivina. Code can be used for evil just as much as for good.
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3/17/2017 | 9:20:22 PM
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 I could imagine how big the damage would be if a robot hacks other networks within the office.
Kelly Jackson Higgins
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3/16/2017 | 1:38:20 PM
Re: this goes to remind us that after all it's just software
All good points, @nikosvg. There are a lot of angles to robot security issues. In some ways, it's just another IoT problem. That being said, with the "human-like" qualities evolving with these systems, there also are major insider threat possibilities here, and they're even more direct and potentially damaging than that of your printer, fridge/microwave/toaster.
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3/13/2017 | 2:27:43 PM
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I do love the fact technology is evolving. I do worry for our future tho, can we every fully trust robots? 
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3/9/2017 | 6:31:09 PM
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I hope the researchers of IOActive find a way to drill down on the security issues now, before robots become mainstream. I could imagine how big the damage would be if a robot hacks other networks within the office.
kasstri
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3/8/2017 | 1:42:52 PM
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This is insane! Word needs to be spread about this issue.
mikeroch
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3/8/2017 | 12:40:15 PM
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Agree with your assertion dear, hacked robots can reveal all insider stuff.
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