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Wyze says camera breach let 13,000 customers briefly see into other people’s homes

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Wyze’s problems with letting its security camera customers briefly see into other customer homes is a lot worse than we thought.

Last week, co-founder David Crosby said that “so far” the company had identified 14 people who were able to briefly see into a stranger’s property because they were shown an image from someone else’s Wyze camera. Now we’re being told that number of affected customers has ballooned to 13,000.

The revelation came from an email sent to customers entitled “An Important Security Message from Wyze,” in which the company copped to the breach and apologized, while also attempting to lay some of the blame on its web hosting provider AWS.

“The outage originated from our partner AWS and took down Wyze devices for…

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