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Repent, Harlequin! They said to the TikTok man

February 1, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

Let me start off this week’s blog by saying that the cat is finally out of the bag for Eufy this week as the company admitted to its security cameras producing unencrypted streams for their web portal. Big kudos to Sean Hollister and the journalists at The Verge for leaning in on Anker and getting to the heart of the story like that. I wrote a small piece about it at the time and had much the same response from their PR teams initially, a canned statement, followed by deflection, denial,...

Anker, Eric Villines, Eufy, FBI, Project Texas, Sean Hollister, Security, security cameras, Shou Zi Chew, The Verge, TikTok


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Policy change sees older Arlo security cameras losing support beginning in April

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Policy change sees older Arlo security cameras losing support beginning in April

January 4, 2023Ken Showers, Managing Editor

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Wireless surveillance camera company Arlo Technologies is stirring discontent among customers this week following a policy change affecting its products. On Jan. 1, Arlo released an update for its End of Life (EOL) policy that will be sunsetting support for a number of its products. Two cameras in particular, the Arlo Wire-Free Camera (VMC3030) and the Arlo Pro Camera (VMC4030) will reach EOL on April 1, 2023. Several other products, the Arlo Pro 2 (VMC4030P), Arlo...

Arlo Technologies, cloud storage, End of Life (EOL), Eufy, Matthew McRae, Wireless surveillance camera


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Eufy responds to allegations of insecure cameras, violation of privacy laws

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Eufy responds to allegations of insecure cameras, violation of privacy laws

December 8, 2022Ken Showers, Managing Editor

SEATTLE – Following weeks of accusations of insecure data streams and mishandled user data, Anker brand eufy has given its response. Original allegations surfaced in a Nov. 21 tweet from Information Security Consultant Paul Moore, who inquired with the company why its home security cameras were uploading faces in his local storage to its servers unencrypted, and further why he was able to stream from his camera without authentication. [email protected] - Couple of Q's Why...

Anker, AWS, Eufy, Eufy Security app, home security cameras, insecure data stream, Paul Moore, security consultant, VLC


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