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#1 TheSentinel

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Posted 09 March 2017 - 08:41 PM

Do you want your own IoT botnet? 185,000+ Wi-Fi-connected cameras are open to hack

March 9, 2017  By Pierluigi Paganini

The researcher Pierre Kim revealed that more than 185,000 vulnerable Wi-Fi-connected cameras are exposed to the Internet, ready to be hacked.
According to the security advisory published by Pierre Kim via Full Disclosure, more than 185,000 vulnerable Wi-Fi-connected cameras are exposed to the Internet, a gift for crooks and hackers.

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Posted 13 March 2017 - 08:19 PM

Another, related article about at:

 

10 Mar 17
Dahua, Hikvision IoT Devices Under Siege

Dahua, the world’s second-largest maker of “Internet of Things” devices like security cameras and digital video recorders (DVRs), has shipped a software update that closes a gaping security hole in a broad swath of its products. The vulnerability allows anyone to bypass the login process for these devices and gain remote, direct control over vulnerable systems. Adding urgency to the situation, there is now code available online that allows anyone to exploit this bug and commandeer a large number of IoT devices.

See the complete stroy at:
https://krebsonsecur...es-under-siege/