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Interview: John McAfee wants to protect you from the next big cyber threat

Computer security legend John McAfee’s social accounts have been racking up the retweets, likes and shares in recent days after he posted an image of what appears to be Pornhub running on the display of a smart refrigerator. His tweet accompanying the image was ominous. “The IoT … do you believe me now?” reads part of what he wrote about the porn fridge. https://twitter.com/officialmcafee/status/782724362034118656 It was typical McAfee, but also reflective of the colorful headline-maker’s reinvention of himself a few times over in recent years. He now leads a public company called MGT Capital Investments . MGT’s website says the firm — which includes Atari founder Nolan Bushnell on its board — “is positioned to address various cyber threats through advanced protection technologies for mobile and personal tech devices, including tablets and smart phones.” McAfee himself — as his tweet shows — is also something of a professional Cassandra, especially when it comes to the exploding Internet of Things market. He was in Beijing in August to keynote the China Internet Security Conference to warn about security around IoT devices. That was before, of course, developments like the DDoS attack powered by a massive IoT botnet that targeted security journalist Brian

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