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Wireless security cameras are a great way to keep an eye on your home and spot potential trouble. But just because your house is safer doesn’t mean the footage these streaming video cameras collect is necessarily safe—or even private.
“These cameras are capable of capturing and transmitting very sensitive data,” says Cody Feng, a test engineer at CR’s Digital Lab. That’s why we test them for data security and data privacy.
Below you’ll find reviews of the six best wireless security cameras from our ratings. The list, in alphabetical
According to FBI reports from 2018, the number of household burglaries are decreasing every year in the US, but the average dollar value per offense has been on the rise, with an average of $2,799 of stolen items per burglary. The stats may sound scary, but there’s a lot you can do to protect your home, family, and valuable items from intruders—or attain proof to report a robbery if it were to happen. The most obvious starting point: installing a home security system.
Today’s home security systems range from simple video doorbells or outdoor
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The tiny home movement is still here,
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Once upon a time, installing a security system could be a very costly affair: A professional monitoring company would provide the gear, locking you into an expensive, multi-year contract. In today’s DIY smart home world, though, new competitors have entered the fray that make home security much more enticing. Essentially, they let
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