Photos: The 11 least secure connected devices

7. Cell phones

Not all smartphones are unsecure. But those hosting third-party apps not downloaded from official app stores could run a much higher risk of a security attack.

"On Android and iOS, the AppStore and the Google Play Store provide a level of security," Julian Weinberger, director of systems engineering at NCP Engineering, said. "Devices which avoid these stores are usually less secure and more likely to be compromised."

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By Olivia Krauth

Olivia Krauth is an Education Reporter at Insider Louisville.