Ring camera systems being hacked

Multiple U.S. families have reported incidents of Ring camera systems being hacked in recent days.
1:43 | 12/13/19

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New disturbing cases of hackers breaking into ring a home security systems. They're gonna it is a big obsolete. Using the popular device to spy ion. And even extort residents. Hey this fifty baked clay and ransom or else you'll get terminated yourself. Right now. In Kansas someone puree into the Norris families living room. Commenting on their every move. But history is looking really really good as openly doubt. Public eye appealing. Our daughter is still creeped out she. Couldn't close sleep that night and in Connecticut this hackers voice. Actor you always a woman the from room to room. I feel violated somebody did was looking. At my home looking at my family watching us. Rings saying in a statement we have no evidence of an unauthorized intrusion or compromise of rings systems or network. With experts explaining this is all part of a larger security issue impacting the ever growing market for home devices connected to the Internet. It's not a breach severing accounts it's that their finding that breached passwords and user names from other incidents totally on related. And then checking to see if users of rain accounts have read used passwords on multiple services. And ring says there are several things you can do to protect your security including using strong passwords updating the regularly. And as inconvenient as me feel using different passwords for every thing you do on line. RC Gonzales ABC news Los Angeles.

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