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Wyze cameras let owners see into a stranger’s home — again

The Wyze Cam OG (pictured left) and the Wyze Cam OG Telephoto 3x (right) on a black backdrop.
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Five months ago, we wrote about how your Wyze webcam might have let strangers peek into your house. Today, it happened again. Wyze cofounder David Crosby confirmed the issue in an email response sent to The Verge, saying, “We have now identified a security issue where some users were able to see thumbnails of cameras that were not their own in the Events tab.”

After an extended outage that Wyze says stemmed from problems with AWS, ten different Redditors reported that their Wyze app showed them images from a security camera that wasn’t their own — giving them glimpses of a stranger’s porch or living room. Some of the videos were from entirely different timezones.

“One of my cameras notified me of an event from inside someone else home…

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