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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

House Hacking: Is your smart home technology safe?

A nanny in Houston claims a man hacked into the baby monitor of a child in her care. With more people upgrading their homes with smart electronics, experts warn there's the possibility people could have access to you. Smart homes. The name sounds futuristic, but it's technology of the present. Whether built in as part of the home security system or bought at any electronics store the new wave of automation is boosting simple track homes into high-tech abodes. "When you have that moment, ‘oh did I set my alarm, are my doors locked,’ you realize you can just get on your phone hit a button that sets your alarm and also locks your doors," says Jason Carrier, who owns a home in Austin

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