Category: Security in the News

California Police Request that Residents Register Home Surveillance Cameras

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Wireless surveillance cameras are becoming so common across the US that local police are increasingly depending on them to help identify burglars. We’ve been watching this trend develop for several years, and reporting on it here, since video in the home has become a central element of wireless home security. And as this recent article from…

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Customer Spotlight – Soeren P.

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A home security system helps protect a lot of important things – you, your family and home – and it protects against many things too. We often think of burglars as the main threat to your home safety. But sometimes, an alarm system comes into play when you least expect it, even when there are no burglars…

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What Do the Findings of Wired.com’s Article Mean for Frontpoint Customers?

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Post updated on 12/15/14 at 5:13 pm. One of the founding principles of Frontpoint is the security of our customers. Earlier this week, Wired.com published a controversial article titled How Thieves Can Hack and Disable Your Home Alarm System. The article has caught the attention of many in the industry, myself included. It’s also caught…

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ADT Offers a $25,000 Reward for Evidence of Competitor Training to Steal ADT Customers

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We are accustomed to seeing warnings from the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and various state and local jurisdictions on the proliferation of alarm scams, many perpetrated by “door knockers.” It’s not just high pressure sales tactics: the issue increasingly centers on poaching accounts from other alarm companies, also referred to…

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