Alert: Avoid These Security Cameras Like the Plague

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August 3, 2017

The Loftek CXS-2200 and VStarcam C7837WIP, which look nearly identical, contained more than a dozen vulnerabilities between them, many of which would let an attacker take over the camera from the internet.
“The vulnerabilities just kept on coming,” the report notes. “A malicious user can exploit your device to track your day-to-day, know when you’re home or out, steal your email information, steal your wireless connection, gain control of other connected devices, use your camera as a bot, listen in to your conversations, record video, and more.”
“It is clearly worth spending a bit more money on a more secure camera,” the report adds.
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