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    Smart lighting security

    Electricians

    Is smart lighting secure or can it be hacked into or otherwise pose a security risk?

    Asked by Adam on 7th Jul 2022
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    c thomas electrical

    "the security you get out of it is the security you put into it. If you have your own VPN then this is best. But if not then maybe stand alone with an independent app not co ordinated to you main technology"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2022 - Member since May 2020 - report
    TTM electrical

    "Generally anything electronic is hackable if it’s connected to the internet. Generally smart lighting has its own Wi-Fi ssid only visible through the app which has some sort of encryption built in. It depends on the product on how hard or how easy it is as a lot of the cheaper products use third party generic smart home software apps. So in short Yes it’s hackable but no one uses this to hack unless they really want to hack it to gain access to your system."

    Answered on 7th Jul 2022 - Member since Mar 2022 - report
    Connor Whitehead

    "Hi, it’s pretty secure. Not sure what security risks would arise from someone hacking your lightbulb?"

    Answered on 7th Jul 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
    D tech FM

    ""Smart" light bulbs promise energy efficiency and customizable features for homeowners, like remote-controlled mood lighting. But are they also a security risk? Maybe so, according to a recent study that explored how cybercriminals can use popular smart bulb brands to target people's personal information."

    Answered on 14th Jul 2022 - Member since Oct 2021 - report

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