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Perhaps something you own contributed to the significant internet outages in the US in October 2016! IoT* devices were the most significant factor in this denial of service attack. Get yourself familiar with the security aspects of any internet device you own and/or use.
 
 
 
* if you are not aware IoT stands for the "Internet of Things". A term describing devices that are said to be "smart" that are connected to the internet for general connectivity and more advanced functions than would otherwise be possible.
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