Your refrigerator: Appliance or accomplice?

If hackers are hungry enough for information, your refrigerator is not off limits. They're not interested in what's inside it. Rather they want to get inside, gaining access to the computer network it's connected to so that they can steal whatever information, online credentials or data they can get their hands on.

To a hacker, every Internet-connected refrigerator, Smart TV or Thermostat, it's much more than an appliance. It's an opportunity.

This article highlights the opportunities and threats posed by connected devices.