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Offline j51x

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Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« on: February 14, 2020, 09:21:54 PM »
I ran the Wi-Fi Inspector and a very puzzling device appeared.

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Security camera
Vendor: Wistron Neweb Corporation

I don't have a security camera. Did the Wi-Fi Inspector incorrectly label a device as a security camera or did someone install one in my home without my knowledge?

Any insight would be most welcome!! Thanks!

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Re: Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2020, 09:46:26 PM »
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Re: Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2020, 09:58:36 PM »
I was just wondering, is this scanning a laptop with a camera ?

I have just initiated a WiFi scan but it doesn't mention my camera, though I suspect that I may have blocked its use (and put some tape over it ;) ) some time ago.
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Re: Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2020, 06:27:03 AM »
Do you own anything produced by them?
http://www.wnc.com.tw/index.php?action=pro_cate_sec&top_id=23&scid=49

I strongly doubt it. Definitely  don't have a smart home or any smart devices, besides a phone. My house is just about as basic as it gets. Also, I've never heard of the company.

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Re: Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2020, 06:29:52 AM »
I was just wondering, is this scanning a laptop with a camera ?

I have just initiated a WiFi scan but it doesn't mention my camera, though I suspect that I may have blocked its use (and put some tape over it ;) ) some time ago.

I performed the scan from a laptop with a built-in camera if that helps. It's a Dell though.

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Re: Wi-Fi Inspector Issue
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2020, 05:11:08 PM »
I was just wondering, is this scanning a laptop with a camera ?

I have just initiated a WiFi scan but it doesn't mention my camera, though I suspect that I may have blocked its use (and put some tape over it ;) ) some time ago.

I performed the scan from a laptop with a built-in camera if that helps. It's a Dell though.

Sorry it was a bit of a long shot.
I enabled my laptops camera and ran another WiFi scan and nothing was picked up.  However, I had a direct connection to my router, so not using WiFi.

I'm just about to connect to my router by WiFi and run the scan again.
Scan complete, nothing found, certainly not my laptop camera.
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