The worm can not only gain access to Philips Hue light bulbs but can easily spread from bulb to bulb.
There are so many competing 'standards' in the world of IoT that it's hard to see who might emerge as the winner. Will it be consortium, proprietary or platform agnostic?
Both kits come with a central hub that connects to your router, and it all hooks up with a cloud-based service that can deliver alerts to your mobile.
There are some major players in the Thread Group, including Google’s Nest, Samsung and ARM, all aiming to ensure compatibility between smart home devices.