The Insecurity of Video Doorbells

The Insecurity of Video Doorbells

Consumer Reports has analyzed a bunch of popular Internet-connected video doorbells. Their security is terrible.

First, these doorbells expose your home IP address and WiFi network name to the internet without encryption, potentially opening your home network to online criminals.


Anyone who can physically access one of the doorbells can take over the device—no tools or fancy hacking skills needed.

Posted on March 5, 2024 at 7:05 AM •

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