Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Brilliant AchievementBrilliant Achievement

Tech News

Wyze cameras let some owners see into a stranger’s home — again

The Wyze Cam OG (pictured left) and the Wyze Cam OG Telephoto 3x (right) on a black backdrop.
Image: Wyze

Five months ago, we wrote about how your Wyze webcam might have let strangers peek into your house. Today, it happened again. Wyze cofounder David Crosby confirms that at least a dozen users were able to briefly see into a stranger’s property because they were shown an image from someone else’s camera.

“We have now identified a security issue where some users were able to see thumbnails of cameras that were not their own in the Events tab,” he told The Verge.

After an extended outage that Wyze says stemmed from problems with AWS, we found ten different Redditors reporting that their Wyze app showed them images they shouldn’t have seen — including glimpses of a stranger’s porch or in some cases, a living room. Some of the videos were from…

Continue reading…

Join The Exclusive Subscription Today And Get Premium Articles For Free
Your information is secure and your privacy is protected. By opting in you agree to receive emails from us. Remember that you can opt-out any time, we hate spam too!

You May Also Like

Tech News

The Dbrand Ghost Case for the iPhone 15 Pro. | Image: Dbrand Dbrand is scrapping plans to fix its anti-yellowing Ghost Case, but not...

Tech News

The Kindle Scribe comes with a stylus to take notes and is nearly $100 off. | Image: Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge When...

Tech News

Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Apple is officially axing support for progressive web apps for iPhone users located in the European Union....

Editor's Pick

Jennifer J. Schulp Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized new rules relating to special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). SPACs are formed...