Spy on your neighbors

Recently a family in Finland was pretty startled when their TV went blank while they were watching the news and pictures of their neighbors started appearing on the screen:Confused, they went to the neighbour to see if they were aware of this apparently inexplicable phenomena. It transpired that the neighbours, the Lunna family were using a Nokia device to view photos taken on a camera phone on their TV. The Nokia Mediamaster digital TV receiver also allows owners to view photos taken with their camera phone on the TV screen, connecting the phone to the TV via a Bluetooth connection. However, it turned out that both houses had separately purchased the identical Mediamaster unit and placed them almost next to each other on different sides of the separating wall. Also, neither family had changed the default password on their box, so when the phone transmitted its photos, both TV units… [Gizmodo]

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