This Phone Tracking Company's 'Demo' Tool Let You Track Almost Anyone in the U.S. in Real Time

A troubling flaw in phone tracking company LocationSmart’s demo tool, used to advertise its services, let anyone take advantage of an easily exploited flaw to track phones from America’s top four carriers without the user’s consent or knowledge, according to KrebsOnSecurity. The demo site was reportedly taken down…

Nest Devices Went Offline Last Night, Disabling Some Key Features

If you own a Nest product, we’ve got bad news: Last night, as you performed your evening ablutions and got ready for bed, Nest devices went offline, disabling some integral features in certain devices. But hey, if you’re a Nest user, this probably isn’t the first time you’ve had to deal with something like this.

Ring's Smart Doorbell Let a Man Spy on His Ex-Boyfriend—Even After the Password Was Changed [Updated]

After breaking up with his boyfriend, Jesus Echezarreta changed the password on his Ring smart doorbell—twice. Still, his ex-boyfriend was able to download video from the home security device as well as remotely ring the doorbell in the middle of the night. The company says it fixed the security flaw that made this…

Advertisement