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Wyze server leak exposes customer data of 2.4 million users

Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/30/21042974/wyze-server-breach-cybersecurity-smart-home-security-camera

Wyze server leak exposes customer data of 2.4 million users
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An unsecured server exposed the data of Wyze customers over a period of three weeks, the smart security camera manufacturer has admitted. The leak was first discovered by the cybersecurity firm Twelve Security, which published its findings on December 26th, while IPVM, a blog focused on video surveillance products, was able to verify that its own data had been affected by the leak. According to Twelve Security, the data of around 2.4 million Wyze customers was compromised.

In a forum post announcing the leak to its users, Wyze co-founder Dongsheng Song wrote that the exposed server was not a production server, but was instead a “flexible database” that was created to allow for customer data to be more quickly queried. The co-founder said…

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Source: https://www.theverge.com/2019/12/30/21042974/wyze-server-breach-cybersecurity-smart-home-security-camera

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