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Hidden cameras in a private space, such as a bedroom or bathroom in an unfamiliar place like an Airbnb or other rental property, are a nightmare for most people. However, hacker and cybersecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins, better known as MalwareTech, posted a short video to TikTok explaining how to detect hidden cameras within an Airbnb or hotel. Using his simple tricks along with some of our own, it is easy to keep your privacy at home and away. Earlier this week, Hutchins posted a short video explaining “How to find hidden cameras in AirBnBs” as part of his TikTok Q&A series. The first tip Hutchins mentions in this video is that you should keep an eye out for devices... Read more...
In the past 24 hours, security camera company Eufy had a massive lapse in privacy when customers began to report that they had access to other peoples’ devices live and recorded feeds. Though this could be a one-off situation, it begs the discussion about cloud-based camera solutions and how secure your IoT devices are. First mentioned by Reddit user MeChum87, the situation began when the New Zealander opened his Eufy app and managed to access an Australian’s camera feeds, videos, and contact details. Initially, he became concerned about his children and other people peering into his life and decided to bin the cameras due to this event. The post now has 266 comments, several... Read more...
Internet-connected home security cameras have been around for a while with some of the most popular models coming from Ring, Google, Netgear/Arlo, among others. Samsung is now stepping into the connected camera segment with its SmartThings Cam. Samsung says that the SmartThings Cam is a smarter way to monitor homes with a premium device which the company says is available at an "approachable price." The SmartThings Cam sells for $89.99 and is available nationwide starting today. It is an indoor camera with the ability to see in the day or night with a 145-degree, wide-angle field of view. The Cam records video in full HD 1080p resolution with HDR. It also features integrated two-way audio that... Read more...
Netgear has made a rather significant and impactful update its Arlo family of wireless security cameras. The new Arlo Pro improves upon its predecessor by including a rechargeable lithium-ion battery pack that allows the camera to operate up to six months between charges. The standard Arlo is also untethered from a power cord, but its replaceable batteries must be swapped out more frequently. Giving users up to half a year of uptime without having to constantly remove it for upkeep is a big plus in our books. The Arlo Pro also now includes a speaker and a microphone, the latter of which can prompt the security camera to begin recording when it picks up a sound. And using Netgear’s smartphone... Read more...
When you think of your home, your belongings and your family, it likely automatically invokes various feelings of love, happiness, care, etc. And because of this, it is no surprise that people throughout time have looked for new and inventive ways to ensure the safety of their home via different monitoring and security tactics, and as technology has evolved, so too have the number of technologically oriented products for home monitoring and security. That having been said, home security cameras are currently among the most popular home security products available to consumers today. Ideal for anyone who is looking to keep an eye on their home for whatever reason, (whether it be security from... Read more...