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Eufy "no cloud" security cameras streaming data to the cloud

Eufy home security cameras are currently in a spot of trouble as a result of door camera footage. This is because it turns out that data which should not have been going to the cloud was doing so anyway in certain conditions. Securing your home: a complicated proposition Insecure cameras, unprotected cloud footage, streams going where they shouldn&rsquo
Publish At:2022-12-08 14:18 | Read:111319 | Comments:0 | Tags:News eufy doorbell security system cctv camera thumbnail sto

The little-known ways mobile device sensors can be exploited by cybercriminals

The bevy of mobile device sensors in modern smartphones and tablets make them more akin to pocket-sized laboratories and media studios than mere communication devices. Cameras, microphones, accelerometers, and gyroscopes give incredible flexibility to app developers and utility to mobile device users. But the variety of inputs also give clever hackers new me
Publish At:2019-12-11 16:50 | Read:192775 | Comments:0 | Tags:IoT accelerometer Android camera Google gyroscope Internet o

15,000 webcams vulnerable to attack: how to protect against webcam hacking

Webcams may have been around for a long time, but that doesn’t mean we know what we’re doing with them. Webcam hacking has been around for equally as long, yet new research from Wizcase indicates that more than 15,000 private, web-connected cameras are exposed and readily accessible to the general public. So forget hacking, cybercriminals can just take a str
Publish At:2019-09-24 23:20 | Read:256577 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking cam camera devices hackers hacking hub Internet of T

Expert developed a Mac malware that lies in wait for user to start video apps

Mac malware could spy on users by piggybacking on webcam sessions started by legitimate applications such as FaceTime, Skype and Google Hangouts. Security experts are worried about the presence of a new Mac malware in the wild that attempt to record video via the built-in webcam. The principal problem for this family of spyware is that they are not able to t
Publish At:2016-10-06 14:10 | Read:185242 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware camera Mac Mac malware malware

Linux/Mirai ELF, when malware is recycled could be still dangerous

Experts from MalwareMustDie spotted a new ELF trojan backdoor, dubbed ELF Linux/Mirai,  which is now targeting IoT devices. Experts from MalwareMustDie have analyzed in August samples of a particular ELF trojan backdoor, dubbed ELF Linux/Mirai,  which is now targeting IoT devices. The name of the malware is the same of the binary,”mirai.*,” and a
Publish At:2016-09-05 09:15 | Read:645926 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Internet of Things Malware camera

IoT – Shocking : How your home sockets could aid in Cyber attacks

IoT devices are dramatically enlarging our surface of attack, hackers can exploit smart sockets to shut down Critical Systems. I love some of the gangster nicknames people come up with. Knuckles, Fat Tony , Stab Happy or even Bambi. Names are characteristic of their personality and attitude. It’s time to add Toaster Socket to the name as in the age of Smart
Publish At:2016-08-23 10:30 | Read:190398 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Internet of Things camera

Nest camera, has a different definition for Turn off Mode

Findings of a research show that the Nest camera is still operating even after it has been disabled through the mobile application. People buy security cameras to have a higher level of control over their lives, but recently a research by a team at ABI Research found that users also must be worried about the security device it
Publish At:2015-11-27 23:40 | Read:229784 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking camera Google Nest camera privacy

How I hacked my IP camera, and found this backdoor account

The time has come. I bought my second IoT device - in the form of a cheap IP camera. As it was the cheapest among all others, my expectations regarding security was low. But this camera was still able to surprise me.Maybe I will disclose the camera model used in my hack in this blog later, but first I will try to contact someone regarding these issues. Unfo
Publish At:2015-09-26 22:40 | Read:644043 | Comments:0 | Tags:camera command injection Hack IoT ipcamera junk hacking

Why it is silly to whine about glassholes

Google Glass is a hot topic. This innovative concept is again in the headlines after a glass user was thrown out of a restaurant in Seattle. They didn’t want “glassholes” as customers. He didn’t like to be thrown out and made a public issue of it. This is not the only establishment that dislikes the wearable camera. And some customers are chiming in, they pr
Publish At:2014-08-15 08:50 | Read:150792 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy Social media camera filming Google Google Glass phot

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