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How to stop your smart home devices from spying on you

The advent of smart home devices has made our life at home far more convenient. From remotely controlling various appliances with our smartphone to increasing energy efficiency to automatic door locks, the advantages of having a smart home are endless. However, this convenience can come at the expense of your privacy. Just like anything connected […]

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Alexa’s “evil” spontaneous laugh is causing people to freak out

It’s not a cute, endearing laugh. It’s an evil, scary cackle that has caused people to unplug their Amazon Echos and hide under the duvet. The sinister laugh occurs spontaneously, lacking warning, and without even needing to mention Alexa’s name to initiate conversation. It isn’t an exaggeration to suggest that people are freaking out. Social […]

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7 Surprising Things That Can be Hacked

We’re well aware of the dangers that hackers pose to our computers, tablets, and smartphones, but thanks to the growing Internet of Things (IoT), that’s not all they can attack. An increasing number of devices support WiFi and Bluetooth connections, making them just as vulnerable to malicious attacks. The list of items that can be […]

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