@whltexbread I'm by no means an expert, so I'm speculating that they somehow got into a Wordpress site that I host for a friend. It was way out of date, so they got in through some old security hole. From there they were able to gain access to my server.
I understand the hubbub about the Nest/Google thing, but also, I don't. It's going to take a huge company like Google to get a home automation platform into people's everyday lives. http://www.marco.org/2014/01/14/nest-privacy