Businesses are fighting a losing battle in the attempts to secure their corporate networks. Email and web browsing, firewalls, USB drive attacks, and now, this innocent-looking power strip / surge suppressor. It’s essentially a Trojan horse, housing a computer with every networking technology you can think of (ethernet, wifi, bluetooth, cellular), and loaded with software tools necessary to identify network weaknesses and penetrate most any network. Good luck, IT managers…you’re going to need it as more and more devices like these proliferate.
Read more over at ZDNet.