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Xiaomi Cameras Connected to Google Nest Expose Video Feeds

A Reddit user claimed that his Google Nest Hub is apparently pulling random feeds from other users instead of his own Xiaomi Mijia cameras.


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Xiaomi Cameras Connected to Google Nest Expose Video Feeds

In one such recent privacy mishap, smart IP cameras manufactured by Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi found mistakenly sharing surveillance footage of Xiaomi users with other random users without any permission.

The issue appears to affect Xiaomi IP cameras only when streamed through connected Google's Nest Hub, which came into light when a Reddit user claimed that his Google Nest Hub is apparently pulling random feeds from other users instead of his own Xiaomi Mijia cameras.

The Reddit user also shared some photos showing other people's homes, an older adult sleeping on a chair, and a baby sleeping in its crib that appeared on his Nest Hub screen.

In a statement provided to Android Police, Google said it is aware of the issue and is in contact with Xiaomi to fix the problem, however, Xiaomi hasn't yet responded.

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