The Eufy Security Camera Privacy Scandal: Unencrypted Cloud Footage
Twitter user Paul Moore discovered recently that his Eufy home security camera leaks unencrypted private images of faces and names to the cloud, even with cloud storage disabled.
You have some serious questions to answer @EufyOfficial— Paul Moore (@Paul_Reviews) November 23, 2022
Here is irrefutable proof that my supposedly "private", "stored locally", "transmitted only to you" doorbell is streaming to the cloud - without cloud storage enabled.#privacyhttps://t.co/u4iGgkWkJB
On Nov 28, he followed up with an update on the situation.
Related reddit Threads
After the tweets, this also became a hot topic in the EufyCam subreddit:
- Tech Youtuber Paul Moore recently dropped a concerning video showing that Eufy leaks your screenshots and videos to the cloud despite Eufy claiming it’s only stored locally. How is Eufy planning on addressing this?
- So what will the fallout be and has Eufy responded yet to the recent information that has been discovered?
Eufy Security Community Statement
In a response to this privacy debacle, Linus Tech Tips has dropped Eufy as a sponsor.