Security expert Jose Molina discovered he could control "every device in every room" of a luxury hotel in China. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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When Hackers Test For Flaws, They Might Earn Cash — Or Threats
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After Grant Hernandez, an undergraduate security researcher at the University of Central Florida, hacked Nest, he programmed it to riff off a favorite line from the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey. Aarti Shahani/NPR hide caption

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Is Your Watch Or Thermostat A Spy? Cybersecurity Firms Are On It
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Cybersecurity researcher Ruben Santamarta says he has figured out how to hack the satellite communications equipment on passenger jets through their Wi-Fi and in-flight entertainment systems. Andrea Comas/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Target Co. estimates that at least 70 million individuals may have had information including their "names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses" stolen in a recent data breach. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Security Experts Say Data Thieves Are Getting Harder To Fight
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The logo and a page of mobile app "Snapchat" are displayed on tablets. Hackers broke into Snapchat, the popular mobile app, accessing the phone numbers and usernames of 4.6 million users and publishing them online. Lionel Bonaventure/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Owen Chilcoat hacking his tablet. "I am just messing around ... trying to break it," he says. Steve Henn /NPR hide caption

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Hacking Real Things Becomes Child's Play At This Camp
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