Google Knows Nearly Every Wi-Fi Password in the World

Episode 1017 (09:12)

A new report indicates that Google may actually have access to Wi-Fi passwords used by every Android user. Whenever a user signs into a new Android device, they enter their Google credentials. Then, Google can find your Wi-Fi network and join it automatically. This can only be done if your Wi-Fi password had been uploaded to Google. Leo says it's convenient, but after all of the news about the NSA surveillance, this is a bit scary too.

Google Knows The WiFi Passwords Of Every Android User: Report (Huffington Post)…
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/09/17/google-wifi-passwords-android_n_3936809.html