Wyze users suffer ANOTHER massive privacy breach as 13,000 people had their homes exposed to other people!

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If you hop onto Reddit you'll see a lot of angry Wyze users discussing their intention to ditch the platform after a security breach. The thing is, you'll need to check the date because there was a previous wave of anger relating to a privacy mistake that came back in September 2023.

That wasn't the first, either. The cameras had been found to have vulnerabilities continuously and even Wyze discouraged use of the first-generation product after Feb 2022. It was the respectable New York Times' decision to very publicly withdraw its previous recommendation of the Wyze brand of cameras (only a year and a half later) that got people talking. Their principal concern was not so much that Wyze had suffered a technical issue but that it had been slow to address it and used the most discrete channel as possible to discuss it; the user forums, not exactly building trust.

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Adam Juniper
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With over 20 years of expertise as a tech journalist, Adam brings a wealth of knowledge across a vast number of product categories, including timelapse cameras, home security cameras, NVR cameras, photography books, webcams, 3D printers and 3D scanners, borescopes, radar detectors… and, above all, drones. 


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