Terrorized by Technology: Held Hostage by Our Smart Homes

Nov 21, 2019 on Syndicated at 3:00 PM


Brooklyn, Arjun, and Andy all say they had the terrifying experience of having their smart home devices hacked: Brooklyn had complete strangers talking to her 8-year-old daughter, and Arjun’s smart thermostat was raised to 90 degrees while his 7-mont... (more)h-old son was asleep. In a surprising twist, also meet Hank, who hacked Andy’s system. Learn why he says he did it, and get a chance to see this scary situation from a hacker’s point of view. Then, cybersecurity expert and “the world’s most famous hacker” Kevin Mitnick demonstrates some methods hackers use to access sensitive information, and gives valuable tips to keep yourself safe in the cyberworld.

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