When security cameras go wrong, however, it’s horrifying. Recently, video surfaced of hackers breaking into a Ring camera and talking to unsuspecting homeowners. According to Vice, it was part of a hacking podcast. As horrifying as that may seem, unless you switch your home security cameras to an ‘80s era VHS tape-based system, you’re going to get the internet involved in monitoring your home, which opens up the doors to hackers. But there are some steps you can take to keep things as safe as possible.