Amazon’s Ring and Google Nest Give Footage to Police Without Warrants

Amazon’s Ring and Google Nest devices are popular home security options, but users may want to look elsewhere if privacy is a concern.

Ring Adds End-to-End Encryption For Video Streams

Ring has announced it is now offering end-to-end encryption to protect videos through the entire process.

350,000 Ring Units Recalled Due to Fire Risk

Ring has issued a recalled for some 350,000 2nd generation devices due to fire hazard.

Ring Making Major Changes To Improve Privacy

“While we already offered two-factor authentication to customers, starting today we’re making a second layer of verification mandatory for all users when they log into their Ring accounts,” reads the blog post.

Ring Is a Case Study In Bad Privacy Policy

Ring has been in the news for its ongoing struggles with privacy issues. Its latest response, not to mention its approach in general, could serve as a case study of what not to do.

Ring Uses Android Doorbell App to Surveil Customers

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has discovered that Ring’s Android doorbell camera app is being used to surveil customers. According to the EFF, the Ring Android app is “packed with third-party trackers sending out a plethora of customers’ personally identifiable…

PSA: Cybercriminals Preying On Nest Users With ‘Sextortion’ Scheme

Following reports of connected security cameras, such as Ring and Nest, being targeted by hackers, scammers are preying on people’s fears with a “sextortion” scheme, according to CNBC. The scam relies on “social engineering,” or the ability to convince an…

Amazon’s Ring Fires Employees For Improperly Accessing User Videos

In the wake of reports of Ring devices being hacked, Amazon has informed senators of four incidents where employees improperly accessed user videos, according to Ars Technica. Amazon was replying to several senators who have sent inquiries to the company…

CES 2020: Ring Adds Privacy Control Center In Wake Of Hacks

In the wake of multiple hacks and a subsequent lawsuit, Ring is off to a promising start at CES 2020, unveiling a new privacy Control Center, according to CNN. Ring has had a tough few weeks as multiple incidents surfaced…

Google Nest Hub and Xiaomi Cameras Give Window Into Strangers’ Homes

CNET is reporting on the latest example of security cameras exposing the very people they’re supposed to protect. According to the report, Netherlands resident Dio clicked on the Xiaomi camera feed on his Google Nest Hub, expecting to see a…

Amazon and Ring Sued In Federal Court Over Failure to Secure Cameras

TMZ is reporting that Ring and its parent company, Amazon, are being sued in federal court in California, claiming they have failed to protect users. Ring made headlines a couple of weeks ago when a number of cameras where hacked.…

VICE Tests Ring’s Security: Spoiler, It’s Awful

Ring made headlines last week when multiple hacks were reported, with some disturbing results. In the wake of the reports, Ring tried to assure users that its network and systems had not been compromised and that the hacks were the…

Ring Users Should Update Their Passwords In the Wake of Multiple Hacks

In the wake of multiple hacking incidents, Ring is recommending users change their passwords, while at the same time reassuring users the company has not been compromised. In recent days, there have been multiple reports of Ring devices being hacked,…

Ring CEO: I Have No Animosity For the Sharks

Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff has a rags to riches story that most entrepreneurs can only dream of. He was famously turned down on Shark Tank only to later sell his company to Amazon for $1 billion in February. Siminoff says he is now appearing on an upcoming Shark Tank episode.

Jamie Siminoff of Ring – From a SharkTank Reject to an Amazon Success

You’ve all heard the story of Jamie Siminoff, creator of Doorbot, later renamed Ring, who was infamously rejected on national TV on SharkTank, but then went on to create a wildly successful business.

Dodgers’ Brian Wilson Lashes Out at Giants’ CEO Larry Baer

Its been almost a year since the 2012 World Series when the San Francisco Giants came out undefeated over the Detroit Tigers. Before his trade to the Los Angeles Dodgers, relief pitcher, Brian Wilson, was apart of the championship winning…

Bill Parcells Honored with Hall of Fame Ring

Yesterday’s New York Giants game in East Rutherford wasn’t just ‘any given Sunday’ for former NFL coach, Bill Parcells. It was a day of commemoration. The former Giants’ head coach received his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring in an…

Guy Forges Wedding Ring From a Meteorite

As Yahoo News is reporting, a man has forged his wife’s wedding ring out of a meteorite and posted the gallery of its completion on Reddit. The user, laporkenstein, got fed up with the idea of paying thousands of dollars…