You’re finally ready to build a smart home and purchase a security camera. But maybe slow your roll, because according to a new report, at least in the past, it may not have been that smart or secure. 

So reports The Intercept, which notes that in 2016 Ring allowed a Ukrainian team of engineers “virtually unfettered access” to all Ring customers’ unencrypted video streams. And yes, that means the streams both outside, and inside, their homes. 

This access was reportedly granted because the AI needed help distinguishing between things like cars and people.  Read more…

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