‘It’s time for us to watch them’: App lets you spy on Alexa and the rest of your smart devices | CBC News


‘It’s time for us to watch them’: App lets you spy on Alexa and the rest of your smart devices | CBC News

It’s no secret that our increasingly “smart” houses have become a rich source of data for companies. We know – in a general sense, anyway – that we are sacrificing some privacy for the sake of convenience. What most of us don’t know is how much -and to whom.


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Princeton IoT Inspector lets you see what your smart home devices are up to

Smart home devices are potentially one of the bigger security threats since there is no easy way to check what they are up to on your network. That’s a problem Princeton University has set out to solve, with the Princeton IoT Inspector. It works on HomeKit and non-HomeKit devices alike …


Spy on your smart home with this open source research tool

Researchers at Princeton University have built a web app that lets you (and them) spy on your smart home devices to see what they’re up to. The open source tool, called IoT Inspector, is available for download here. (Currently it’s Mac OS only, with a wait list for Windows or Linux.)


This Simple Tool Will Reveal the Secret Life of Your Smart Home

We live in the glorious future that technophiles have long dreamed of. Almost everything can now connect to the internet: cameras, coffee pots, televisions, vacuums, toilets, children’s toys, sex toys. If you build it, a wireless connection will come for it. These smart devices are always on, always connected, and often up to more than you realize.


Some Basic Rules for Securing Your IoT Stuff

Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured “Internet of Things” or IoT devices. Loosely defined as any gadget or gizmo that connects to the Internet but which most consumers probably wouldn’t begin to know how to secure, IoT encompasses everything from security cameras,…

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