How to keep your smart cam footage safe and private

Illustration by Adrián Astorgano

If you’re shopping around for a baby monitor, a pet camera, or a video doorbell, just a little research can make the world of network security cameras feel insecure. You don’t have to look far to find examples of companies breaking the trust of their customers.

Ring, which introduced a feature that lets police ask for your footage, is the most obvious example. Even though the company says it’s sunsetting that feature, law enforcement can still request footage from the company in the event of “emergencies.”
Wyze had a vulnerability it knew about for three years that allowed users to see into other people’s homes, causing many of us to be done with them entirely.

Eufy had its share of issues, only admitting that its…

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