Rebogging from iteneraantneerdowell. This is just going too far!
The possibility, that even a small appliance could be hacked, was a frightening one for Mr. Boyd T. Howdee, from Ringhaven, Arkansas. Mr. Howdee claimed to have been victimized by North Korean hackers; his programmable coffeemaker sabotaged, this past Monday morning. Mr. Howdee, interviewed at the local “Save-A-Penny, Convenience, Gas, and Food Mart,” had this to say.
“I knew something was wrong right away. I checked the coffeemaker before me and the Mrs. went to bed last night. The power didn’t go out or anything. We don’t owe anything to anybody. It’s a brand-new machine–just got it from Wal-Mart last month. If those North Koreans could do it to a major movie studio–they could do it here.”
“Come to think of it–my grandson’s new gaming system didn’t work after Christmas, either. There’s nothing worse than a kid crying about a broken toy on Christmas. And if that didn’t beat all–that was…
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