ADT Technician Added His Personal Email Address To Customers’ Accounts During Service Visits. That Gave Him Varying Levels Of Access To Their Systems, Including The Video Streams

SeeADT employee had access to more than 200 DFW customers’ home security systems, company says, quote:

Home security company ADT is alerting more than 200 of its customers in the Dallas-Fort Worth area that their accounts were compromised by a former employee who had unauthorized access to their security systems over the last several years.

According to a company spokesman, a Dallas-area technician added his personal email address to customers’ accounts during service visits. That gave him varying levels of access to their systems, including the video streams of security cameras. [emphasis added]

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**** **** *** ***** that *** ***** **** by ******* ****** *** subs ***** **** *** min. ** *** ****.

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***** ** ***?

*** **** *** **** good ** ** *** company ** **** **** many ****** ******** *** software ******* ** ********* in * ***** ***** the ***** ****** ** an *** ******* ***** software ******'* **** **** from **** ** ****. The ***** *** *** by ******** **** *** banks ***** *** **** on */*/****, *** ******'* pump ***, *** ***** company ********* ***** **** - **-**! ** *** a **** ******* **** cost *** ********* *** governments **** **** *** something **** **** *** at **** * ***** problem. ** *** **** hysteria ** ********. **** like *** ***** ******** we *** ************ *****!

** *** **** ******** on ********. **** **** the ***** ******** ** are ************ *****!

****** **** *** ** did **** *******.

**** ***** *** **** updated ** ******* ******. Turns *** *** *** log *** ********, ** just ****'* *********. **, and ***, ** *** likely ** ** ** good ** ***** ****** and * *********. *** :)

***** ***** ** **** this ****:

***** ********* ***** *****-****** Lawsuits **** *** ********’* Video ******** | ***** Nachawati *** **** | Fears ********* *** ****

"*** ******* *** ***** on ****** ** *** customers, *** *** ***** on ****** ** ****** and ****** ****** ****** the *****.The **** ********* ** *** ** *** ******** *** * ******* **** ****** *** **** **** *** ****** ********. *** ******** *** ****** **** *** ********** ***** ** **** ****** *** *****, ********* ** *** *******."

*** ****** ******* **** posted ** ****** *****:

***** ******* **** ** more *** ******** ********* who **** ***** ** seek *******

********* *** *** *******, but *** ***** ** the ******* ** ****** damning ***** ********* *** ADT **** “******** ***** account *** ***** **** a ** *** ****** to *** ** **** and ***** * ***** sons ** ***** **** private ****** ** ****”.

**** ****. *** **** out **** *** ** equally ******* *** ***, they *** ***** ***** customers ** ***** *********** even ****** **** ** criminal ********.

"ADT *** **** **** **** ** *** ********* ** ******* ***** ** ****** ** ** ******* ** **** *** ******** **** *** ******* ******** ********* ** ***** ** ***** * ********** *** ********* **-***** ******** ******* ****** ****** ** *** ***** *** ****** **** ***** ******* *** *****."

***** ** *** ******** so ***, * ***** there’s * **** ****** this *** *** **** 3) ********** ****, *** not * *******.

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*) ***** *** ** actual ******* ** ******* behavior, **** ***** *** dates *** ****** *********** ***** **.

*) ***** ** * plausible, ** ******, *********** that ** *** **** to *** ******* **** he *********, ******** ** make ** ****** ** him ** *******.

* ****** ****** ***** the **** ****** *** have ********* ******* *** a ******** ***** ********* Board ********:

*** **** **. *** ADT, *** *** ************** Workers ...****.****.*** › **** ********.****

**** ** * ******** post ** *** ** the ***** ***** ******** just *** ** *** class ******.

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