More devices in our homes than ever are now connected to the Internet. And because of this, there’s an increased risk of malware getting into those gadgets and really messing things up.
Some researchers have gone so far as to warn consumers about "smart" refrigerators, vacuum cleaners and toasters – among many other devices.
They found that hackers – or maybe even government agencies – can track someone’s actions by sifting through data from machines that are connected online.
That’s right. Your coffee pot might be helping some crook – or some creep – spy on you. (Pasadena Star-News)