Smart Home Hubs: The Cost of Convenience and Cyber Attacks

Hackers are able to exploit smart home hubs.

Even encrypted information can be used by cybercriminals to gain insight into your daily activities.

The smart technology promises to make life easier. With a single click, you can switch on your lights and lock your door from a distance. You can also adjust your thermostat.

New research from the University of Georgia suggests, however, that your personal security could be compromised by convenience.