Have you heard of the Internet of Things? It's, like, the most important Internet since the first Internet.
It's a series of connected devices. One day soon, when your alarm clock goes off, your coffee pot will turn on. When you're having a rough week, your toaster will deliver life-affirming aphorisms to your Kindle, probably. But there is a dark side to this Internet.
A team of security researchers at Proofpoint uncovered a botnet--a potentially malicious team of infected computers--used to send email spam.