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2018-05-14 16:35 by Karl Denninger
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If you're looking to enter the home security, control and monitoring business (or are already in it) you want to email me right now.

Amazon purchased Ring for $1 billion in February. According to reporting by The Information, a security flaw in the software allowed people who were logged into the doorbell app to stay logged in even after the password had been changed.

A "flaw".

In other words someone didn't pay attention to basic design.

However, the company’s CEO Jamie Siminoff said Ring doesn’t kick users off immediately because that would slow the app down.

It would slow the app down?

What sort of monkey wrote that code?

Want to market and sell a package without such problems?

Check it out at http://homedaemon.net, yes, there's an app for Android at http://homedaemon.net/manual.html now up and available, and then email me using the contact information to the right.

The entire kit-n-kaboodle is for sale -- in source.

This sort of "problem" isn't found in my code.

Oh, and it doesn't push anything to or require a connection with the "cloud" either -- so nobody can pick off credentials from there.

Finally, it'll cost you a HELL of a lot less than a billion to have a functional system that doesn't let someone you revoked credentials from spy on you.... hint-hint Jeff (or even better, one of Amazon's competitors!)

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