Security Flaw Compromises Location of Nest Thermostat Owners

Nest Thermostat“A security bug discovered by Princeton researchers leaked the location information of Nest Thermostat owners over the Internet.”

“This is not the first security vulnerability from Google’s sister company, Nest, and its first child, the Nest Learning Thermostat. Last year we reported on a 15-second USB hack that would give hackers full remote controls and access to information on the daily whereabouts of owners.”

“Even with these findings Grover considered Nest’s Thermostat to be “one of the more secure devices” in his test. It is not the sort of title that would instill confidence in the security of our future technology.”

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