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Nest's slick IoT burglar alarm catches crooks... while it eyes your wallet

Adam 52 Silver badge

"A burglar will simply cut the power to the house"

Someone's been watching too many films. You are much more likely to be burgled by your local addict looking for a few quid for his next fix than by Danny Ocean.

Cutting power to a UK house is not easy, involves finding and excavating the hurried cable to start with. The "get inside and kick it hard" technique, as mentioned in the article, is more likely.

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