IoT Security Cameras Have a Major Security Flaw

July 19, 2017


An investigation into a single IP security camera has unfolded into yet another worrying finding in the land of the internet of things. A software vulnerability in an obscure but widely used code library can be exploited to remotely hijack a video feed or simply shut IP cameras down.

The finding comes from Senrio, a Portland, Oregon-based cybersecurity company that specializes in IoT. Senrio says the vulnerability, a buffer overflow, could be present in tens of millions of software products or other connected devices.

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