Think IoT hacking is the only thing to worry about with your smarthome?
This report out of China talks about how smart doorlocks are being linked to central government databases so that your comings and goings can be tracked and analysed with other data such as Health and Travel records.
Even worse, they are increasingly being made mandatory.
It’s all being couched in “for your own protection” terms of course, but this part starts to touch on more sinister uses:
“The purpose, according to the authorities, is to collect information to be analyzed and used for advanced “massive investigation and transformation” to control the migrant population.”
Now before those of us outside China get too comfortable, it’s not a million miles from reports of Amazon working with Police to allow access to their doorbell cameras.