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Vulnerability in Amazon Ring app allowed access to private camera recordings

A vulnerability in the Android version of the Ring app, which is used to remotely manage Amazon Ring outdoor (video doorbell) and indoor surveillance cameras, could have been exploited by attackers to extract users’ personal data and device’s data, including geolocation, address, and recordings. The vulnerability was discovered by Checkmarx researchers, who went one step …

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Amazon quietly fixes Ring Android app bug that exposed data, camera recordings

Amazon resolved a vulnerability in May that exposed the data and camera recordings of Ring app users on Android devices.  The bug was reported to the Amazon Vulnerability Research Program — Ring was purchased by Amazon in 2018 — by researchers with cybersecurity firm Checkmarx on May 1. Amazon released a fix for the issue …

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