Old Phones and Tablets for Home Security

Even the most optimistic person in today’s society knows that there are some people in this world that don’t have the best of intentions or motives. One of the most important topics that can be seen in the news, overheard at the workplace, or even brought to conversations at the dinner table is that of safety.

With these factors in place, households have been searching for affordable solutions to help them gain a sense of peace for the ones that they love the most. A relatively new and somewhat more affordable option that lots of families have discovered solicits the use of retired cell phones and tablets as security cameras. This has been a great discovery and it allows families to have that sense of peace and serenity without breaking the bank. However, it does mean that there is still the potential for an intrusion of privacy.

Wired Magazine has revealed a handful of techniques that hackers have used and will continue to use over the next few years. These hackers can easily take control of cameras inside your home and use the very same technology that was meant to keep you safe as a direct window into your most intimate moments of life. Without preparation, it can definitely be a scary thought to consider.  

There have been numerous reports of individuals hacking into nanny cams and extracting the images to then post online for others to see. Now is the time to take extra measures in order to prevent the evil doers from doing what they do best.  

We at YouIpCams have developed an E2EE camera that acts as a central hub for existing cameras (whether that be a 3rd party camera, tablet camera, or phone camera). The E2EE technology will then take any streaming video content from the devices linked to the hub and it will be encrypted and protected with the proprietary end to end encryption technology. The videos will also be decrypted in the mobile phones that are linked to the camera by each user. No third party can view the camera streams even if they were to intercept the stream or the raw packets.

Any device that is linked to the hub will inherit the encryption as well. Protection is the key here. Without encrypting the information everywhere besides the devices being used, every system in place is susceptible to a breach and ultimately a major security risk.

Using old phones and tablets as extra security cameras are a great way to breathe life into old technology without spending more money. These are going to be the best weapons in your arsenal against the hackers, and the tools to bring your security level back up to speed.