Yes you read that right, the Wi-Fi signal radiating through your house can provide a bad actor clear visibility into your home and whether or not you are in it and moving around. No this is not the plot to an upcoming sci-fi movie. According to technologyreview.com, this is a reality. According to the article linked below the Wi-Fi signal that is emitted throughout your home can provide someone with the right equipment clear visual of anybody or anything moving throughout the house. I’m sure you’ve seen something like this in like a James Bond movie or something like that. Based off of what the article says this is a very real thing and the equipment, to manipulate this flaw, is relatively inexpensive. There are ways to combat it, however. According to the article, there is a way to geofence your Wi-Fi signals, but it is not 100% effective.
What are you guys think of this? I think it’s really creepy and I’m sure a lot of you out there do you think the same way. Will we see an update to how Wi-Fi is handled? Only time will tell.
That is crazy scary!