Amazon Fixes Ring Video Doorbell Flaw That Leaked Wi-Fi Credentials

I want to know why this wasn’t picked up in product testing…

Amazon has patched a vulnerability in its Ring smart doorbell device that could allow attackers to access the owner’s Wi-Fi network credentials and potentially reconfigure the device to launch an attack on the home network, researchers have found.

Researchers discovered the problem in Amazon’s Ring Video Doorbell Pro IoT device, a smart doorbell that combines security cameras with motion-detection to help protect people’s homes against intrusion.

If exploited, the problem, outlined in a whitepaper published online, would allow an attacker physically near the device to intercept Wi-Fi network credentials, according to Bitdefender that discovered the flaw.

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