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Smart Doorbells on Amazon, eBay, Harbor Serious Security Issues

Matt Lewis, with NCC Group, talks to Threatpost about a slew of security and privacy issues found in smart doorbells that are being sold on Amazon and eBay. Researchers have found serious security and privacy in 11 different smart doorbells, distributed via online marketplaces like Amazon and eBay, which could . . . Read more

Amazon Sues Instagram, TikTok Influencers Over Knockoff Scam

‘Order This, Get This’: Social-media influencers are in Amazon’s legal crosshairs for promoting generic Amazon listings with the promise to get prohibited counterfeit luxury items instead. Instagram and TikTok social-media influencers Kelly Fitzpatrick and Sabrina Kelly-Krejci are among 13 defendants in a lawsuit filed by Amazon, which alleges that they participated . . . Read more

Police to Livestream Ring Camera Footage of Mississippi Residents

Pilot program again sparks privacy fears from ACLU as Amazon takes its partnership with law enforcement to the next level. Police in Mississippi are testing a program in which they can livestream video from Ring cameras installed at private homes and businesses. The move is sounding an alarm bell with . . . Read more

Amazon Fires Employee Who Leaked Customer Names, Emails

Amazon notified customers and law enforcement of the insider-threat incident this week. Amazon has fired an employee who shared customers’ names and email addresses with a third party. An Amazon spokesperson told Threatpost that it has systems in place to limit and control access to information, and processes in place . . . Read more

Facebook: A Top Launching Pad For Phishing Attacks

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Microsoft: Most-Imitated Brand for Phishing Emails

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Amazon Prime Day Spurs Spike in Phishing, Fraud Attacks

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Ring’s Flying In-Home Camera Drone Escalates Privacy Worries

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