Russian TV has reported that your iron or kettle made in China could contain a wireless spy chip that could access your wifi. They also brought up that your computer could be infected by a virus without even being hooked up to a network by emitting a high frequency sound and picked up by your computers mic.(MoneyWatch) In a world where the National Security Agency allegedly monitored the phones of several world leaders and broke into data centers of Google (GOOG) and Yahoo (YHOO), it is easy to forget the more mundane ways consumer privacy is at risk.
Hacked from China: Is your kettle spying on you? - CBS News
This is a little alarming, I might be worried if I had a mic hooked up to my computer or wifi.