Hacked Vacuum Cleaner Doubles as Spy Cam

And if you don’t have enough to worry about, it turns out your vacuum machine could be spying on you too. Researchers at Check Point, who are paid to try such things, found they could hack into the camera on a Wi-Fi connected LG vacuum robot, despite sophisticated anti-hacking defenses employed by the manufacturer. Their point may be undercut by a video illustrating the hack: while intended to be ominous, it seemed to show the main risk is the world learning whether you have dust bunnies.