Category Archives: Devices

Suspicious Toaster?

Hembree Brandon’s article “Your toaster acting suspiciously? It may well be spying on you.”  This short piece talks about how the Internet is invading our homes, and in other words, stalking us.

According to Hembree, outside sources have access to our home and lives more than ever. “… Now we’ve got to wonder if our teapot, toaster, refrigerator, digital camera, or other electronic device is giving cyber criminals in China or elsewhere access to our personal information.” cyber criminals are not the only ones who have access to our privacy. Refrigerators now connect to the worlds Internet to share our personal information. Lastly, game consoles such as the Xbox or Play Station are a common household item described in the article.

Click the link to check out the article.