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

Enlarge / Ring’s configuration app sent Wi-Fi setup information unencrypted to some doorbell devices, exposing customers’ home networks. 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 …

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Amazon unveils a couple new Ring cameras that cost less than $100

The new Ring Stick Up Cam. Amazon The Ring Indoor Cam. It looks a lot like the Stick Up Cam, just smaller and meant for inside the home. The Ring Fetch. It’ll use Amazon’s new Sidewalk network and keep tabs on your dog. Alongside the deluge of Echo devices Amazon announced during its autumn hardware …

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Ring reportedly shared video sharing data, detailed maps with police in 2018

Enlarge / A map showing the approximate location of the 405 police departments working with Ring as of August 30, 2019 Ring Ring, Amazon’s home security camera and surveillance company, has since 2018 rapidly expanded its business by partnering with more than 400 police and sheriff departments nationwide. Amid a growing chorus of privacy complaints …

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Ring has more than 400 police “partnerships,” company finally says

Enlarge / Ring video doorbell. Ring Amazon’s Ring business has been drawing headlines for its partnerships with police departments nationwide. These arrangements are mutually beneficial: law enforcement gets access to a sprawling, growing surveillance network it doesn’t have to maintain, and Ring gets a marketing boost to sell its products. Reporters and security researchers have …

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Amazon’s Ring could finally get HomeKit support

Sponsored Links Ring The wait for Amazon’s Ring video doorbell to integrate with Apple’s HomeKit could soon be over. Ring has long promised HomeKit support, but it’s faced repeated delays. Now, it looks like Ring’s Video Doorbell Pro and Spotlight Cam have earned HomeKit certification. A Twitter user spotted the change on Apple’s MFi licensing …

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