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How the world’s biggest CCTV company’s cameras can easily be hacked
10 October 2018
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.
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