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Hackable Home Devices: InCare’s Jon Parks Provides FOX13 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe from Cybercriminals

Hackable Home Devices: InCare’s Jon Parks Provides FOX13 Tips to Keep Your Family Safe from Cybercriminals

“Any security system that is accessible from the Internet is going to be pretty vulnerable. If you set it up incorrectly.”

So said Thrive’s Jon Parks to FOX13 in a recent cybersecurity-themed report.

FOX13 Investigator Reporter Greg Coy was investigating how to prevent cybercriminals from hacking into your Ring Camera Security system.

App-controlled devices have been all the rage in recent years, and many homeowners have turned to Ring systems to provide peace of mind when it comes to home security.

That peace of mind was rattled when word got out that a hacker gained control of a Mississippi family’s system last December.

FOX13 reached out to Ring for a comment. Their response suggested they believed the account was compromised due to harvested data/credentials and not a device breach.

“Chances are the family had some account information stolen in