In today’s world industry is knocking doors on 4.0 and becoming smart with the help of IoT automaton, whether it is your fully automatic car, cool gadgets like a smartwatch or an industrial CNC like machine.
Due to innovation moving at an exponential pace, every IoT device may become too old too early or prone to bugs. This requires that every IoT device born on earth support an upgrade feature with fail-safe, security and robustness from the first day to prevent aging and save it from smart thieves like hackers.
There are some serious threats which may convert your device into a nightmare :
2. Man-in-the-Middle concepts
3. Data and Identity theft
4. Social Engineering
5. Denial of Service attacks
A real life example can be of the JEEP SUV. In 2015 it was hijacked by a group of, these researchers were able to take total control of the car from the driver. They could do this because of a bug in its firmware present in its dashboard control software.
This example shows how disastrous a situation can become when companies ignore security related issues in FOTA and peripheral connections. This is exactly why Nebulae Middleware supports secure and robust FOTA for gateways and nodes.
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