Wemo WiFi Smart Dimmer
Review date: Oct. 23, 2019
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People voted: Somewhat creepy
Picture it. You and your date had a great evening out. You've just arrived back at your place, you're sitting on your couch, all signs point to --> it's time to create the mood. The last thing you want to do is stand up and dim the lights. With this little WiFi smart dimmer switch, you can tell your lights to dim down to sexy time levels with an app on your phone or, even better, by asking Google, Alexa, or Siri to do it for you. That'll be sure to impress and increase your chances at getting lucky. Just beware, this switch doesn't work with a 3-way......light bulb.
What could happen if something goes wrong?
Because Belkin never responded to our privacy and security questions, it's hard to tell just how secure and private this WiFi dimmer switch is. Security researchers discovered that the Belkin Wemo Insight smart plug is still at risk for attack even though security vulnerabilities had been identified and disclosed over a year ago. This affects the security of the entire Wemo smart home ecosystem, including the smart dimmer. So buyer beware -- it would be terrible to have an unsecured dimmer switch someone could mess with when you're trying to create that sexy-time mood.
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Does this product meet our Minimum Security Standards?
We were unable to determine how this device uses encryption.
We were unable to determine whether this device requires users to create a strong, unique password.
Does it get regular software/firmware updates?
We were unable to determine whether the company manages security vulnerabilities.
Belkin Wemo Zero-Day Vulnerability Could Leave the Door Open for IoT AttacksSecurityIntelligence
McAfee ATR Team Discovers New IoT Vulnerability in Wemo Insight Smart PlugsMacAfee Security Blog
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