OS X Malware and Connected homes

Here is a talk from Synack on OS X malware. iOS is locked down but OS X is much more open – obviously one can download applications outside the appstore and load and run apps and dylibs that are unsigned. This impacts security for a connected home with many devices with hubs that may be OSX based.

For example here’s a description of remote control of a baby monitor – http://www.zdnet.com/article/iot-security-under-scrutiny-as-apple-looks-at-smart-home-system/ .

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