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How To Hack a Vacuum Cleaner

You thought aluminum foil-based hacks were just in the movies? Think again, my friend. 

Check out this article and accompanying videos on how researchers hijacked a Xiaomi Mi Robot vacuum cleaner. On the good side, the security risk is super low, since this required accessing the internals of this IoT device (which BTW runs on Ubuntu and sends megs of data to the cloud every day). But how secure are your key devices from curious hands

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