Ring advises users to password of their home security system after string of hacking incidents Update

Ring advises users to password of their home security system after string of hacking incidents Update

Ring-security products are facing criticism after several reports that the mark has been breached security cameras at home, including an incident in which an 8-year-old girl from Mississippi he heard voices coming from the unit entered its bedroom. In safety equipment, he will be heard the voice of a man that he, the girl told the “Santa Claus” and their “best friend”. He also encourages the child to spoil break his room and the TV. “They looked asleep to change. I mean, all sorts of things could have seen,” the girl’s mother, Ashley LeMay said WMC Action News. “It makes me feel that you or someone who knows someone, or us, that is very close.” Other incidents were reported in Florida, Texas and Georgia. In Cape Coral, Fla., For example, a hacker gained access to a couple ring camera and racist remarks made about his son. In a statement to send time, the said ring that are very serious about taking their safety equipment, but that the incidents are not linked to a violation of security protocols. “We have no evidence of intrusion or compromise of a ring or unauthorized network systems,” the statement said. The statement adds that the ring is known, an incident that was the “malignant actors” capable of a user’s credentials from a non-outer ring device and use to achieve the same log information to the ring device. “If we learn appropriate measures taken immediately block bad actors from affected ring known accounts and users concerned have been contacted,” says Ring. Craig Shue, associate professor of computer science at Worcester Polytechnic Institute agrees that the rings of hackers data from access by third parties (such as the details of use of e-mail account or the streaming service) and more likely. With special software, which are then able to recycle these passwords and usernames on multiple devices, including rings, looking for cases in which the game of your login details. Motherboard has forums and Discord server where users share that report projects hackers. Shue advises users to create strong passwords, secure, unique because of its various accounts and devices, and change regularly. It is also recommended two-factor authentication on the devices allows, where possible; This is another step in the approval process by an e-mail or phone number registered security code to send when someone tries to access an account. Ring also recommends customers to change their passwords, and enable two-factor authentication. LeMay said WMC who have not established the two-factor authentication for their own ring. Since then it is off when you return the device and plans. Shue says that both the ring and its products users are responsible for their safety. “The responsibility of clean manufacturers, devices that can be secured and no security holes patched coming,” says TIME. “Consumers also need to look for their own interests. It hurts us when it is not good … we must always be vigilant.” “I would do everything to encourage their form of risk assessment and determine what they need in these devices and whether it is worth the risk that the functionality “have so Shue. “It’s kind of crazy that passwords as a line of defense for a sensitive device.”

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