8 everyday technologies that can make you vulnerable to cyberattacks


The technological advances of the modern world make for an exciting and convenient lifestyle. With each new development, from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things, we make the mundane and tedious more manageable.

The security vulnerabilities of the latest tech have been well documented. But what about everyday technologies that have been around for a while or are widely adopted? Those familiar devices and programs can also put you at risk of being targeted by hackers.

Here are eight commonly-used tech conveniences that are not as ironclad as you might hope.