Early Monday morning, Eufy security camera customers started reporting an uncommon phenomenon on Reddit: The Eufy app was granting them entry to different customers’ accounts. Not solely might these affected clients view strangers’ reside and recorded videos, they may management the opposite customers’ bodily camera actions — like pan and zoom.
The earliest studies got here from Eufy clients in Australia and New Zealand, however earlier than lengthy, US customers had been complaining of comparable issues. A employees author at 9 to 5 Mac confirmed his Eufy account seemed like he was logged in as another person, with entry to that individual’s consumer particulars, recordings and reside feeds. The staffer reported that logging out then again in appears to have restored entry to his personal cameras.
Eufy clients who arrange their cameras utilizing Apple HomeKit don’t appear to be affected, however Eufy security camera clients might want to disconnect their units till the Chinese firm releases an official assertion or confirms the error has been resolved.
Eufy didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark.