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Used Nest cameras had bug that let previous owners peer into homes

By Jon Porter 20 Jun 2019 at 13:06

Google says it has fixed an issue that allowed old owners of Nest security cameras to continue to view a feed from the device, even after de-registering it from their account. The issue could have potentially allowed an old owner of one of the cameras to continue to look through it, even after selling it to someone else. The new owner would have had no indication that a stranger could be able to look inside their home.

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