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Assessing risks of ‘smart home’ technology

New ‘smart home’ devices are all the rage at CES 2018, but increased connectivity in devices means increased access points for hackers, and cybersecurity may not be a priority for manufacturers.

In the electronic age we are in, there’s a lot of talk of hacking – whether it’s about phones, computers, or elections.

So, what if your home could be added to that list?

Cybersecurity experts are worried the so-called “Internet of Things” could make our houses vulnerable to tampering.

Al Jazeera’s Rob Reynolds reports from the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.