IoT Scale Flaws Enable Denial of Service, Privacy Issues

February 6, 2019

Flaws in this connected smart scale might give the diet-challenged a legitimate reason to be nervous.

Here is an internet of things flaw that can tip the scales to a hacker’s advantage.

Researchers have discovered a bevy of flaws in a consumer smart scale that could allow hackers to launch a variety of attacks, from man-in-the-middle to denial of service attacks. Checkmarx researchers reported the vulnerabilities on Monday and outlined four “medium” severity bugs linked to the connected scale

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