You can help to improve your smart home’s security by changing the default usernames of all your interconnecting electronic devices and create strong, unique passwords, instead of those set by manufacturers, which cybercriminals will probably already know. Photo: Darktrace

How you can protect your smart devices from cyberattack

Today’s digital products are ‘a computer hacker’s dream’ – leading to a huge rise in the online theft of personal documents, bank details and identity fraud

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You can help to improve your smart home’s security by changing the default usernames of all your interconnecting electronic devices and create strong, unique passwords, instead of those set by manufacturers, which cybercriminals will probably already know. Photo: Darktrace
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Peta Tomlinson

Peta Tomlinson

Peta Tomlinson is an Asia-focused journalist who has lived and worked in Australia and Hong Kong. Making the most of her global mobile office, she contributes to South China Morning Post on topics including design, property, lifestyle and special reports.