New Underground Podcast Hacks And Harasses Security Camera Owners Live On-Air | NBC Nightly News

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Experts say both Nest and Ring cameras across the country are being targeted using special software that steals usernames and passwords. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News Digital is a collection of innovative and...



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Tonight, a secret group of hackers exposed after spying on families and taunting them through their own security cameras. I'M santa claus: don't you want to be my best friend a new report from the tech website, motherboard, shedding light on an underground podcast that hacks and harasses ring camera owners live on the air. Welcome to the no gas was going on how you doing nothing. Hacks like this o ...
e in michigan, where a dad was harassed in his own living room tonight, ring owned by amazon, says their security wasn't breached. It was hackers stealing passwords. Can you bring like a web browser up on your phone and then type in the website that i tell you expertssay both nest and ring cameras across the country are being targeted using special software that steals usernames and passwords once the intruder has broken through your security That password might also be used by other devices in your home and, if you're like a lot of us who have these cameras the best way, you can protect your families by setting up two-factor authentication by going into your account and linking it to your phone, which Will send you a text message with a special code if a hacker tries to get in and they won't be able to control your cameras without that special four-digit pin? If you want to see how to do that, step-by-step, go tonightand, use this facebook page and we'll walk you through it. Hey nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks for watching.


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