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8 Household devices that can be hacked by hackers
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8 Household devices that can be hacked by hackers

We use increasingly linked and wearable technology. We purchase digital helpers like Google Home or Alexa. Even the toys our children play with may now be readily managed by our phones via Wi-Fi. The issue is that they are also easily controlled by hackers. More than only My Friend Cayla, the intelligent doll, or a remotely operated kettle are on the list of vulnerable items. What are the methods hackers use to hack phones and other devices? The goal of hackers is to access your data as often as possible. A malicious program is typically all it takes to corrupt your device. Cybercriminals occasionally need physical access to your equipment in order to install hacking software, while they can also compromise your security remotely. For instance, keylogging requires manipulating...