Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Wednesday February 10, 2016

The Government Says It Will Use Smart Home Devices For Spying

James Clapper, the US Director of National Intelligence, told a Senate panel yesterday that government agencies might use smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities. eek!

"In the future, intelligence services might use the [internet of things] for identification, surveillance, monitoring, location tracking, and targeting for recruitment, or to gain access to networks or user credentials," Clapper told a Senate panel as part of his annual "assessment of threats" against the US.