There has been a lot news lately concerning Internet of Things (IoT) devices getting hacked that I thought I would share a piece of knowledge that might help ease the fears.
By going to this web site, it will scan Shodan to see if your public IP and any available open ports are being advertised on the Shodan search engine. Shodan is a search engine for the Internet of Things and allows users to find devices that are publicly accessible on the internet, and which may be vulnerable to hackers.
If you are not on Shodan, that’s a great sign. Now, if you want to see how well you are protected, go visit
Enter your public IP address, use the default settings, and it will return all of the currently open ports on your network.
If you have any questions about either one of these services, please let me know.