(also smart lightbulb)
Smart bulb definition
A smart bulb is a type of IoT device that enables the user to customize, schedule, and control a lightbulb through an internet connection.
Smart bulb attack example
In 2020, researchers from Check Point discovered that an attacker could hack into a home’s computer network through the popular Philips Hue smart lighting device. Philips later said that it had fixed the issue.
Stopping a smart bulb attack
- Change your IoT device’s factory-set password.
- Keep your devices updated.
- Create an offline Wi-Fi LAN.