Google’s Nest Thermostat can be easily hacked to spy on owners

Surprise!
Nest thermostat can be hacked in 15 seconds to spy on you and reveal to criminals when you are home or away on vacation.
 

When Google bought Nest Labs for $3.2 billion seven months ago, I described the move as the start of a home invasion. Google already knows a lot about you, including where you live, what your interests are, where you go on the Internet and in the real world (via Android), and its acquisition of Nest, which makes smart thermostats and (not so smart) smoke detectors, meant it would potentially also know what you get up to in your own home.%3A%2F%2Fbetanews.com%2Fwp-content%2Fuploads%2F2014%2F08%2FNest-spy.jpg&cfs=1″ width=”290″ height=”151″ />
When Google bought Nest Labs for $3.2 billion seven months ago, I described the move as the start of a home invasion. Google already knows a lot about you, including where you live, what your interests are, where you go on the Internet and in the real world (via Android), and its acquisition of Nest, which makes smart thermostats and (not so smart) smoke detectors, meant it would potentially also know what you get up to in your own home.
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