Are connected devices threatening payment security?

When one door closes, another (connected) one opens. At least that may be the mindset for the cybercriminals reportedly flocking to connected devices as an entry point into the networks and systems of businesses. From Wi-Fi hotspots to printers, unsecured routers to digital video recorders — connected devices can be vulnerable to hacks and, when compromised, are being used by hackers to launch significant distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks.