Internet of Things Applications- Are they helping or harming?
Will we be able to get the list of shopping items if we were to forget them at home through a smartphone? Yes, it is possible if you have an IoT device at home, such as Fridge and get details through app about what to replenish.
How Smart Phones are helping or harming the Internet of Things applications? IoT devices are vulnerable to attacks by hacker who gain access to your smartphone through IoT device app in your phone and can ruin your privacy. They will gain access to your e-mail account, personal files, and even bank accounts. Many people around the globe and especially in USA are vulnerable to such attacks on daily basis.
Internet of Things devices can be any device that connects to the network, access your data analysis it and returns it back to you so that it can serve you better. Most Americans own these devices and use them regularly.
Check out this video in which Rose Barker speaks about how she uses Smart Devices for almost everything and how deep is the connectivity of her identity with IoT devices. She believes that as we live in a database society, we are vulnerable every day to identity theft which will take a long time to recover.
Let us know in comments if you can relate to any of these events and do you think if Smart Phone connectivity to IoT devices is actually helping or harming the society.