Really, really creepy use of tech …
Folks, if you put your thinking caps on, and read this article, (as I recommend you do) you just might start wondering if something isn’t really, really wrong.
And maybe think twice before buying that “smart” toaster, or “voice activated” remote control…
“It has come to our attention that the company was actually recording specific information about her and other individuals usage of the device. That would include when it’s on, how long it’s being used for, what settings it’s on, the temperature of the device …” Read more..
Thank you, Dear Reader, for bringing this story to my attention.
And if that doesn’t do it, maybe this will:
“Next time when you find yourself hooked up behind the wheel, make sure your car is actually in your control. Hackers can remotely hijack your car and even control its brakes from 12 miles away. Car hacking is a hot topic. Today many automobiles companies have been offering vehicles with the … ” Read more..
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Today’s quote: “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” ~ Winston Churchill
And, yes. I know I said “really, really” twice.
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September 20, 2016 - Posted by techpaul | advice, consumer electronics, gadgets, hackers, Internet of Things, News, privacy, security, tech | autopilot, hacked, hackers, hacking, lawsuit, privacy, secret, spying, sued, tesla, vibe, we-vibe
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