Wyze Cams

Wyze Cams

Passé en revue le : 8 novembre 2021

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Mozilla a effectué 6 heures de recherches
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L’avis de Mozilla :

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Vote du public : Pas flippant

If you've got a few dollars burning a hole in your pocket and have always wanted an HD, night vision, motion detecting, time-lapse, continuous recording video camera with two-way audio, well, here you go. Wyze's affordable cameras have pretty much the same features as their more expensive counterparts. They even come with 14-days of free cloud storage and a slot for local recording on a microSD card, which is handy if you don't want to save things to the cloud where they might be less secure. Baby cam, pet cam, security cam, surveillance cam, game cam, cam cam--these cheap cams can be whatever cam you want. Going all Big Brother has never been cheaper.

Que pourrait-il se passer en cas de problème ?

There’s nothing in Wyze’s privacy policy that worries us overly much. We like that Wyze does not sell your personal information. They say they can share de-identified or aggregated information with third parties, which is pretty common and not too worrisome. Although it’s a good time to remind you that it’s been found to be pretty easy to de-anonymize some types of data and track down an individual’s patterns, especially with location data. And they do some targeted advertising with data they collect. Again, this is pretty normal in our digital ad economy and nothing stands out with Wyze that concerns us too much.

The biggest worry we have about Wyze’s affordable security cams is the huge data leak they suffered back in December, 2019 that exposed the personal information of 2.4 million customers when they left a database unprotected for 22 days. That is not good, not good at all. Fortunately, Wyze jumped on fixing their epic goof, which is what you want to see when something like this happens. And as far as we can tell, Wyze hasn’t had any major security vulnerabilities or data leaks since then.

All in all, these cameras seem ok for your indoor and outdoor spying needs. What’s the worst that could happen? Well, we suppose you could share your videos to the Cloud, rather than keeping them stored locally where they tend to be safer. Some major state sponsored cyber attack could happen and that state, say, Russia for example, could learn who you and your neighbors vote for and then target you with ads to try and change your vote. That would not be cool. Also, probably not likely. Still, not cool. Store those videos locally people!

Conseils pour vous protéger

  • Review Wyze's recommendations to keep your account secure
  • Check Wyze security & trust tips
  • Be very careful who you chose to share your Wyze wellness data with.
  • Don't connect your Wyze app to any social networks like Facebook.
  • Enable two-factor identification
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Ce produit peut-il m’espionner ? informations

Caméra

Appareil : Oui

Application : Oui

Microphone

Appareil : Oui

Application : Oui

Piste la géolocalisation

Appareil : Oui

Application : Oui

Que peut-on utiliser pour s’inscrire ?

Quelles données l’entreprise collecte-t-elle ?

Comment l’entreprise utilise-t-elle les données ?

Wyze does not sell your personal information. However, Wyze may share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties, under your consent. Wyze also uses your data to target advertisements.

Comment pouvez-vous contrôler vos données ?

You can request that data be deleted. Wyze may still retain cached or archived copies of information about you for a certain period of time.

Quel est l’historique de l’entreprise en matière de protection des données des utilisateurs et utilisatrices ?

À améliorer

In 2019, a massive leak happened at Wyze, exposing information from 2.4M customers. To Wyze’s credit, it has been very detailed in describing what happened, when, why, how, and what the company is doing about it.

Ce produit peut-il être utilisé hors connexion ?

Non

Informations relatives à la vie privée accessibles et compréhensibles ?

Non

The privacy statement mentions audio data, but there's no explanation of what is being collected and what happens to it.

Liens vers les informations concernant la vie privée

Ce produit respecte-t-il nos critères élémentaires de sécurité ? informations

Oui

Chiffrement

Oui

The live video feed and other communications are encrypted between the camera and the server.

Mot de passe robuste

Oui

Mises à jour de sécurité

Oui

Gestion des vulnérabilités

Oui

You can submit security vulnerabilities to Wyze: https://wyze.com/security-report

Politique de confidentialité

Impossible à déterminer

Le produit utilise-t-il une IA ? informations

Oui

Cette IA est-elle non digne de confiance ?

Impossible à déterminer

Quel genre de décisions l’IA prend-elle à votre sujet ou pour vous ?

Person detection through computer vision implementation.

L’entreprise est-elle transparente sur le fonctionnement de l’IA ?

Impossible à déterminer

Les fonctionnalités de l’IA peuvent-elles être contrôlées par l’utilisateur ou l’utilisatrice ?

Impossible à déterminer

*confidentialité non incluse

Pour aller plus loin

  • Wyze camera data leak: How to secure your account right now
    CNET
  • Wyze data leak: Key takeaways from server mistake that exposed information from 2.4M customers
    Geek Wire
  • Wyze Cam subscriptions: What you need to know about October 9 service change
    Gear Brain
  • Wyze and Guardzilla Security Cameras Have Security Risks, Consumer Reports Finds
    Consumer Reports

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