There's a saying that goes, "You're not paranoid if they're really out to get you." Well, I don't know who "they" are, but it seems as though they're using your everyday household gadgets to spy on you. In fact, there's a few things they don't want you to know about.
You already know that your webcam and your smartphone history are vulnerable to outside observation, even when they're turned off. Now it looks like another staple gadget in your household can be turned against you: your TV.
If you have a newer Samsung TV, you could be sending private information to unknown third parties. How? Well, Samsung's newest TVs let you control the unit with your voice. To do this, though, it turns out the TV is always listening and sending what you say to third parties.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a major online privacy advocate, has long suspected that Samsung was freely sending information to a third party, and now we may know who "they" are.