Well this is just peachy – your WeMo devices can attack your Android phone.

On November 4, Joe Tanen and Scott Tenaglia, security researchers at Invincea Labs, will show you how to root a Belkin WeMo device and then inject code into the WeMo Android app from a WeMo device. They added, “That’s right, we will show you how to make your IoT hack your phone.”

Between 100,000 to 500,000 people should be paying attention, since Google Play says that is how many installs the Android WeMo app has. Everyone else should take note that this is a first, even for the insecure murky IoT waters.

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