Ambitious hackers can put a stranglehold on entire blocks. Jason Hart from Gemalto, says the hackers “use IoT devices to compromise Wi-Fi networks and access personal data and passwords—putting families throughout an entire neighborhood on the road to financial ruin that only begins with looting of bank accounts.” If you notice any of these 12 red flags on your computer, someone could be spying on you.
As was reported by Wired, researchers at the Beijing-based security firm Qihoo 360 were able to unlock and start cars using a pair of gadgets they created with just $22 worth of materials, making it ridiculously easy for a thief to steal your car. If you own one of these 10 cars, it is much more likely to get stolen.
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Former Green Beret Sgt. Major Karl Erickson says that he carries his phone in a signal-proof case. “From my experience in the military, I know how easy it is for a bad guy to slip next to you while you’re standing on line at Starbucks and, in just a few seconds, clone your phone and know everything on it, including the credit card number you’re using to buy that latte.”