However, this figure surged to 12,807 scans or hacking attempts in the busiest week.

While there were 2,435 attempts to maliciously log into devices.

Which? worked with cyber security experts the NCC Group and the Global Cyber Alliance to carry out the study.

Thankfully, security protections that came with the devices managed to block most of these attempts.

The areas that the threats came from were America, Russia, India, China and the Netherlands.

The most common threat was trying to find unsecured devices and then using weak default passwords to access it.