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This nasty security vulnerability could turn millions of smart devices into spying tools

June 16, 2021

Via: TechRadar

A security vulnerability has been identified in software deployed across millions of internet-connected devices with audio and video functionality.

According to researchers at Nozomi Networks, the flaw could allow attackers to effectively turn smart devices – such as baby monitors, home security cameras or smart doorbells – into spying tools.

In a business context, meanwhile, the security flaw could be exploited to gain access to sensitive employee and customer data, or gather intel on production techniques.

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