0 Replies Latest reply on Oct 25, 2015 5:07 AM by kingfish

    Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet

    kingfish

      Imagine places such as the UK who have a security camera for every 11 people.

       

      ""Closed-circuit security cameras are supposed to make you safer, but some malware is turning them into weapons. Researchers at Incapsula have discovered code that turned about 900 Linux-based CCTV cameras into a botnet, which promptly bombarded an unnamed "large cloud service" that serves millions of people. The intruders compromised cameras from multiple brands, all of which had lax out-of-the-box security -- in some cases, they'd been hacked by more than one person.""

       

      Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet