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orbat  ·  325 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Remote Code Execution on the Smiths Medical Medfusion 4000

I'm somewhat convinced there's going to be some major IoT-related hack that'll cause enough damage that we'll have to re-evaluate whether we want to connect everything to the Internet. Having everything and the literal kitchen sink run a full-fedged operating system gives a lot of surface for attacks; why do these systems even have to be Turing-complete?