Attacking A Virtual Toaster: An Experiment Shows How Quickly The Internet Of Things Can Be Hacked : All Tech Considered : NPR

Reporter Andrew McGill set up a fake Internet-connected toaster to see how long it would take hackers to find it. He thought it would take days, but to his surprise it was under attack within minutes.

http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2016/11/01/500253637/an-experiment-shows-how-quickly-the-internet-of-things-can-be-hacked