Don’t OD on Smart Devices – Weekly News Roundup

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This week we see that I have been right ALL ALONG!  The Ring Smart doorbells collect video that is stored on AWS S3 buckets which were given encrypted to employees and contractors to view all your comings and goings!  Also, a new smart app to detect if you have an Opioid Overdose!  Wow… not to mention all the new smart home technologies that are not helping us in life…yep, 2019 is shaping up well!

Here are all the articles:

Privacy
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/nepxbz/i-gave-a-bounty-hunter-300-dollars-located-phone-microbilt-zumigo-tmobile

https://www.axios.com/amazon-ad-strategy-free-samples-based-on-consumer-data-5ce0fe5b-6112-4d59-8d28-39278f457b6d.html

https://www.blog.google/products/search/activity-cards-now-in-google-search/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/10/18176994/opioid-overdose-app-sonar-detection-smartphone-technology-science-second-chances

Business

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2019/01/tesla-sued-after-fatal-crash-accused-of-making-unreasonably-dangerous-car/

https://www.synamedia.com/synamedia-launches-credentials-sharing-insight-turns-casual-password-sharing-into-incremental-revenues-for-service-providers/

https://www.theverge.com/2019/1/8/18167912/comcast-xfinity-xfi-advanced-security-internet-protection-price-ces-2019

https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2019/01/windows-10-will-chew-up-another-7gb-of-disk-space-to-make-sure-it-can-update/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-germany-court/court-says-amazon-dash-buttons-violate-german-law-idUSKCN1P42HW?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews&utm_source=reddit.com

https://techcrunch.com/2019/01/10/caper-shopping-cart/

Smart Homes
https://theintercept.com/2019/01/10/amazon-ring-security-camera/

https://homealarmreport.com/lockly-secure-secure-plus/

https://www.amazon.com/b?node=18528209011

https://www.cnet.com/news/kitchenaid-brings-google-assistant-to-a-splash-resistant-smart-display-at-ces-2019/

https://www.eater.com/2019/1/8/18173843/ces-2019-kitchen-tech-ge-samsung-whirlpool

Security
https://www.fireeye.com/blog/threat-research/2019/01/global-dns-hijacking-campaign-dns-record-manipulation-at-scale.html

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/01/hot-new-trading-site-leaked-oodles-of-user-data-including-login-tokens/

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