If you also have a ring camera or any other camera which you are using for security objective then you must have to follow these steps to protect your security camera from hackers.
The security of smart home equipment has come under scrutiny again after a hacker compromised a United States family's connected camera system to spy on and talk to its 8-year-old daughter. The livestream is linked to a forum called Nulled where tools for accessing Ring cameras are sold and traded.
Alyssa stood in her room confused, asking the man who he was and at one point yelling out for her "mummy".
Ashley Lemay, a mom from MS, was willing to share her horror story - and the chilling security footage of her daughter confronting the man in the camera. "I'm Santa Claus" through the security camera system, her parents claimed.
This happened in MS and this is just one example where hackers learned how to log into Ring accounts without user knowledge, CNN reports. You don't want me to uncover you to commonly replace your passwords.
The woman said that it was "scary" to be on the receiving end of ransom demands from the security device, but she wonders how long her privacy had been breached. "We're laying down. We're about to go to sleep, '" the woman, who asked not to be identified, told WSB-TV.
"First, what happened I was in the hallway I thought it was my sister because I hear music". So, it is best you change your password regularly and avoid granting phone access to third-party apps that are not trusted.
Peters said it only takes one unlocked device for a hacker to take over. "We have reviewed this incident and have confirmed that it is not related to a breach or compromise on the security of the Ring".
"Recently, we were made aware of an incident where malicious actors obtained some Ring users' account credentials (e.g., username and password) from a separate, external, non-Ring service and reused them to log in to some Ring accounts".
Amador and her boyfriend didn't know what modified into once going down on the time, so staunch took the batteries out of the hijacked cameras.
Furthermore, the company recommends customers to change passwords and enable two-factor authentication to prevent similar cases.