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D-Link DIR-880L

Remote access vulnerabilities in D-Link routers remain unpatched

The worst one could allow a remote attacker to change DNS settings

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EnGenius launches new outdoor networking and video surveillance systems

Products include weatherized 802.11ac access points and night-vision cameras.

Wi-Fi router

Tens of thousands of home routers at risk with duplicate SSH keys

A setup mistake could put the routers at risk of being compromised, and there's no easy way for consumers to identify or fix the problem.

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Uh-oh: Samsung smart TVs don't encrypt your captured voice data

Samsung TVs send voice search queries to a remote server over an unencrypted connection, a researcher found.

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Connected homes can be easy targets for hackers, says cybersecurity firm

Security-as-a-Service provider Synack tested more than a dozen connected-home devices and found that nearly all could be breached without much effort.

Worried about spying smart TVs? Try a home theater PC

In the wake of revelations about eavesdropping Samsung and LG smart TVs, don't forget the wide world of HTPC options available.

spotcam

This Dropcam alternative promises not to eat your bandwidth

SpotCam's “Sleep Mode” can disable recording during certain times, but switch back on when it detects motion or audio disturbances.

Piper NV

Piper NV review: Icontrol adds night vision to its connected-home hub/security camera

Night vision is a major new feature for this camera, but Piper still lacks a number of features compared to some other DIY connected-home platforms on the market today.

Netgear Arlo security camera

Netgear Arlo HD Camera review: Stylish, smart, and currently proprietary

We like the Arlo's HD cameras with their clever magnetic mounting system, but there's currently no way to store your video locally.

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ADT to add IFTTT support and voice-recognition to its Pulse home-control/security system

Home-security provider touts the advantage of central-office monitoring versus simply “looking in” to make sure everything at home is as it should be.