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Home Security Vulnerabilities

  In 2020, an ADT home security user observed a strange email address associated with her home safety account, which included cameras and other equipment inside her house. This simple discovery, along with her complaint to the corporation, triggered a chain reaction that led back to a technician who had been spying on dozens of customers over four and a half years, invading their private lives, watching them undress, and even engaging in intimate activities.   ADT claims to have rectified the flaws that the technicians exploited by installing "new safeguards, training, and procedures to increase account security and client privacy." However, privacy intrusions are not limited to ADT, and certain vulnerabilities are more challenging to address than others. Whether...

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