Are you being hacked by your kettle?

From smart kettles to cars, the new devices helping hackers get their hands on your data may not be the ones you expect. So how can firms protect themselves against a tide of new threats? Catherine Kennedy finds out more

It’s not what you’d expect from a kettle. But as we navigate the ever-expanding “internet of things”, there are now a multitude of unexpected sources and entry points that can be used to exchange and ultimately hack data. From cars to electrical appliances, attacks via something as seemingly innocuous as a smart kettle are fast becoming the next