Stop SpamA report from security researchers has claimed that hundreds of thousands of spam emails are being sent using smart devices, including televisions, wireless routers, and even in one instance a refrigerator.

The report comes from the California-based company Proofpoint. In it, they state that many devices are falling under control of a new form of malware they call “thingbots”. It connects various smart technology, making them into an elaborate network that was able to fire off more than 750,000 emails in as little as two weeks.

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