(Ap) – Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.D) the Ring of a home security camera is the unit were indicted by an Alabama homeowner’s who have said that the camera is the lack of design leaves buyers vulnerable to cyber-attacks.
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen at the company’s distribution centre in Boves,, France, 5 November 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol
In a proposed class action filed on Thursday, John Baker, of Orange, said an unknown hacker, who had recently opened a plate in the camera, while his children, ages 7, 9, and 10, were playing basketball in the driveway, and through the speaker system and encourage them to bring it in line with the camera.
The orange, who said he paid $249 for the camera in July, said that the cameras will only operate when it is connected to the internet, and have our being “fatally flawed” because they do not protect against cyber-attacks, in spite of the part of the insurance is “peace of mind”, and “smart security in here, there, and everywhere.”
A spokesperson for the Ring, ” said the Santa Monica, Calif. – based company does not discuss legal matters.
The complaint, filed in Los Angeles federal court, seeks unspecified damages for the Stake, and the Seattle-based Amazon, as well as enhanced protection for existing and new Ring of the camera.
The number of reported incidents of hackers to gain access to the homes on the Ring of the camera (s), including when a person is repeatedly referred to as an 8-year-old Mississippi girl is in a race slur and stated that he was Santa Claus.
“As a company that sells a device that is supposed to protect the inhabitants of a house, it should not become a platform for the potential danger to life,” John Yanchunis, a lawyer for the Dutch team, said in an interview.
The Ring main is a city with a security camera, and allows home owners to monitor and interact with visitors via phone app, even if they are not at home.
Amazon has said that it bought the Stake in April of 2018, with € 839 million in cash.
Amber, who lives in Jefferson County, Alabama, said he has changed for the “medium-strong” password, and it started off with the use of two-factor authentication in front of his camera, and after learning about the incident, and his sons with him.
“So, a lot of devices that are connected to the Internet, and the consumer will just have no idea how that can be so easily exploited,” Yanchunis said.
In the case of an Orange, v-Ring, LLC, et al, U. S. District Court for the Central District of California, No. 19-10899.
Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Cynthia Osterman