Cities are getting smarter. Urban centers are now spending big on technologies such as predictive traffic control, mobile app-enabled parking, intelligent energy management and machine-to-machine communication powered by connected infrastructure. Sounds like a blueprint for utopia, right?
But there’s a problem. Just as cybercriminals turned their attention to user credentials such as passwords and email addresses — the most stolen digital commodities in 2015, according to Dark Reading — and upped their mobile malware game, smart cities come along and offer a new opportunity: data sabotage.
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