New warning about home security hack

As the number of smart devices in homes have skyrocketed, so have concerns that customers private information is increasingly at risk.
1:45 | 12/24/18

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Now of those web based home security cameras popular this holiday season. A stranger able to tap into one of them talking to the homeowner through one of the devices here's ABC's Marcus Moore. Oh. The boys are paying a self proclaimed hacker breaking into the Arizona man nest home security camera what is. Here tonight help you your hat trick and he will. Pink who wants an identity concealed telling ABC news he's on a crusade to warn consumers about the vulnerability of these devices if your passport is weak or compromised. A token log and they can get you. Manners. Address is spanking and throw a credit card numbers. As the number of Smart devices in homes have skyrocketed. So have concerns that consumers private information is increasingly at risk. First time mom Jamie summit told ABC news her baby monitors started moving on its own. The monitor started moving. And panned over to our bed and pause for a few seconds. And then pan back over to our son who is sleeping in his bassinet right next to our Ben. Security experts say most hackers aren't interested in the camera they're using it as a launching point to try to get into your network and access your personal information. Data breaches from major retailers and others impacting tens of millions who use the same or similar password for everything from their home cameras to personal banking. Have made it easier for hackers with bad intentions. On Reid used passwords. And enable fear factor authentication and therefore reason. And Tom tonight in a statement nest says while it has not had a data breach. They have reset all of the accounts were customers used passwords that were previously exposed through breaches top reminder to always changes pass for the right Marcus thank you.

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