Wyze Sense Privacy Report
No security system needs to log your height and weight. And yet, Wyze does, along with your birthday, gender, and location. Perhaps that wouldn’t be so concerning if Wyze hadn’t suffered multiple security scandals in the past five years. Read our full privacy report below.
Privacy Update: In September 2023, multiple Wyze users were able to view other users’ camera feeds.1 The event didn’t affect Wyze sensors, but it did raise questions about the company’s ability to manage user data.
|All network communications and capabilities?
|Automatic, regular software/ firmware updates?
|Product available to use during updates?
|Point of contact for reporting vulnerabilities?
|Bug bounty program?
|Specific to device?
|What data they log
|Account information like name, email address, password, payment information, birth year, height, weight, gender, device used, camera footage, persona detection, operating system, network information, location, IP address, cookies, information from third-parties.
|What data they don’t log
|Can you delete your data?
|Third-party sharing policies
|Shares information with third parties.
|Log camera device/ app footage
|Log microphone device/ app
|Location tracking device/ app
|Are there parental controls?
|Any security breaches/ surveillance issues in past?
|Did they do anything to fix it?
Additional Security Features
|Anything like privacy shutters, privacy zones, etc.?
Wyze. (2024). Service Status & Known Issues.