On the surface, this sounds ridiculous: A lobby fish tank gets attacked by hackers. Why would anyone want to break into a fish tank (Fig. 1)? But in this case, the aftermath was serious. The fish tank was inside a casino and its temperature and lighting were controlled by an internet-connected system. The break-in provided the hackers with an entryway into the casino’s network—and its sensitive database containing information about high-roller clients.
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