Internet Of Things - malware hiding in inventory scanners a warning of what's to come?

Interesting to read this article devices have been designed to steal financial information. Internet Of Things is fast arriving, but this kind of attack vector, should make consumers wary of the plethora of active devices that are soon to be installed on home networks.

Financial and business information was stolen from several shipping and logistics firms by sophisticated malware hiding in inventory scanners manufactured by a Chinese company.

The supply chain attack, dubbed “Zombie Zero,” was identified by security researchers from TrapX, a cyber security firm in San Mateo, California, who wrote about it in a report released Thursday... The malware’s goal is to steal corporate financial and customer data from ERP servers, as well shipping manifest information