Smart-home company Nest has begun proactively locking users out of accounts if it believes a password has been compromised, The Verge reports. The move follows reports of strangers hacking security cameras and forces users to follow the company’s recommendation of updating passwords in the wake of a breach. Until a user updates their password, the company will not send mobile notifications. Nest’s parent company, Google, said it plans to use the tactic on an ongoing basis.
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