Ironing tonight, then you may be spamming the world

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Russia: Hidden chips 'launch spam attacks from irons'
Cyber criminals are planting chips in electric irons and kettles to launch spam attacks, reports in Russia suggest.

State-owned channel Rossiya 24 even showed footage of a technician opening up an iron included in a batch of Chinese imports to find a "spy chip" with what he called "a little microphone". Its correspondent said the hidden devices were mostly being used to spread viruses, by connecting to any computer within a 200m (656ft) radius which were using unprotected Wi-Fi networks. Other products found to have rogue components reportedly included mobile phones and car dashboard cameras.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-news-from-elsewhere-24707337
 

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Spam and Chips, eh?

Yum ..............
 

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Must remember to check for local WiFi networks when the wife is ironing.
 
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