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toasterking

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Re: Wink smart home hubs knocked out by a security certificate update
« Reply #15 on: April 22, 2015, 08:22:15 PM »

this place is a fortress (and my router is impenetrable too)

Careful there, Dave.  That sounded a little like a challenge.   ;)
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Re: Wink smart home hubs knocked out by a security certificate update
« Reply #16 on: April 23, 2015, 10:53:26 PM »

Careful there, Dave.  That sounded a little like a challenge.   ;)

Oops. No challenge intended. My belief is simple.... ANY home (or network) can easily be broken into. If you have the wealth to attract someone's interest they will make you a victim. It's just the way the world spins.

But... if you minimize your own life for fear of becoming part of the situation. You make yourself a victim. 

 
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Re: Wink smart home hubs knocked out by a security certificate update
« Reply #17 on: April 23, 2015, 11:12:01 PM »

Got rid of my cell phones, only getting junk on them.
Don't answer my land line unless I recognize the caller.
Very careful what sites I go to on the Internet.
Cloud is just a server in some ones back room maybe.
Am I paranoid?
Bruce
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Re: Wink smart home hubs knocked out by a security certificate update
« Reply #18 on: April 24, 2015, 10:53:36 AM »

Only if you live in a container buried behind the house and use a security camera and speakers to interact with visitors.   ;D
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