How the world’s biggest CCTV company’s cameras can easily be hacked

How the world’s biggest CCTV company’s cameras can easily be hacked

If you use the devices Xiongmai and Xiongmai OEM together you should be prepared: SEC Consult discovered a significant vulnerability in surveillance CCTV maker giant Xiongmai’s cameras.

As the connections between the devices and the user’s mobile phone are unencrypted when managed with an app, third-parties can access the cameras without even being requested for a password. This allows hackers to spy on the owner, carry out botnet instructions and larger network intrusions.

Read more about this here.

Copyright Lyonsdown Limited 2020

Top Articles

Universal Health Services lost $67m to a Ryuk ransomware attack last year

Universal Health Services said the cyber attack cost it $67 million in remediation efforts, loss of acute care services, and other expenses.

How the human immune system inspired a new approach to cyber-security

Artificial intelligence is being used to understand what’s ‘normal’ inside digital systems and autonomously fight back against cyber-threats

Solarwinds CEO blames former intern for hilarious password fiasco

SolarWinds has accused a former intern of creating a very weak password for its update server and storing it on a GitHub server for months.

Related Articles