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Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Lets Attackers Steal Your Wi-Fi Password

Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Lets Attackers Steal Your Wi-Fi Password

November 07, 2019Mohit Kumar
Security researchers at Bitdefender have discovered a high-severity security vulnerability in Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell Pro devices that could allow nearby attackers to steal your WiFi password and launch a variety of cyberattacks using MitM against other devices connected to the same network. In case you don't own one of these, Amazon's Ring Video Doorbell is a smart wireless home security doorbell camera that lets you see, hear and speak to anyone on your property from anywhere in the World. The smart doorbell needs to be connected to your WiFi network, allowing you to remotely access the device from a smartphone app to perform all tasks wirelessly. While setting up the device for the very first time and share your WiFi password with it, you need to enable the configuration mode from the doorbell. Entering into the configuration mode turns on a built-in, unprotected wireless access point, allowing the RING smartphone app installed on your device to automati
How to Hack WiFi Password from Smart Doorbells

How to Hack WiFi Password from Smart Doorbells

January 13, 2016Mohit Kumar
The buzz around The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing, and it is growing at a great pace. Every day the technology industry tries to connect another household object to the Internet. One such internet-connected household device is a Smart Doorbell. Gone are the days when we have regular doorbells and need to open the door every time the doorbell rings to see who is around. However, with these Internet-connected Smart Doorbells, you get an alert on your smartphone app every time a visitor presses your doorbell and, in fact, you can also view who's in front of your door. Moreover, you can even communicate with them without ever opening the door. Isn't this amazing? Pretty much. But what if your doorbell Reveals your home's WiFi password ? Use Smart Doorbell to Hack WiFi Password Until now, we have seen how hackers and researchers discovered security holes in Smart Cars , Smart refrigerators , Smart kettles and Internet-connected Toys , raising
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