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Security researcher Jason Doyle, based in Florida, US, spotted the holes, and alerted Google-stablemate Nest about them in October – but there's been no software updates to correct the programming cockups.
This month, Doyle went public with details of the flaws, including example exploits.
During this time, the device stops recording footage to its cloud-connected backend.
Nest deliberately designs its cameras to use internet-hosted storage for video, not local storage, so any downtime is bad news.
The Home Office was enthusiastic about the success of a pilot of mobile ANPR systems (another class of camera we'll be seeing more of) last year, but one of the things it wasn't quite so noisy about was the report's pointing out that the DVLI alert list had high error rates, up to 40 per cent.