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Ring-a-ding: IoT doorbell exposed customer Wi-Fi passwords to eavesdroppers

13 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Ring's configuration app sent Wi-Fi setup information unencrypted to some doorbell devices, exposing customers' home networks. (credit: Smith Collection/Gado / Getty Images)
Ring has pushed out a fix to a security issue in the configuration code for its Internet-connected home security products. Researchers from Bitdefender notified Ring in June of a flaw in Ring Video Doorbell Pro cameras' software that made it possible for wireless eavesdroppers to grab the Wi-Fi credentials of customers during the device's setup-because those credentials were sent over an unsecured Wi-Fi...
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Your Amazon Ring doorbell may have leaked your Wi-Fi username and password

Your Amazon Ring doorbell may have leaked your Wi-Fi username and password

13 days ago   |   By Beta News

If you've ever expressed concern about the security implications of Amazon Ring connected doorbells; if you've ever voiced privacy concerns about letting Amazon have such a portal into your life... your fears have been justified. It has just been revealed that a security flaw in the camera-toting devices made it possible for hackers to access customers' Wi-Fi usernames and passwords. With these credentials, it would then be possible to launch a wider privacy-invading attack on households, accessing all manner of data and devices on home networks. See also: Trend Micro reveals that customer...
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Amazon Ring doorbells could let hackers hijack your Wi-Fi

Amazon Ring doorbells could let hackers hijack your Wi-Fi

13 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

New research has found that Amazon Ring smart doorbells may have a number of signficant security flaws. Findings from Bitdefender discovered that the products were leaking the password for the Wi-Fi networks of their users, making the details available for any third parties. The issue appears to affect the Ring Video Doorbell Pro device, which costs around £220/$225, with thousands of users potentially at risk of having their home networks compromised.
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