NYC launches investigation into hackability of baby monitors

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NYC launches investigation into hackability of baby monitors
« on: January 29, 2016, 02:05:24 PM »


Now, months after researchers demonstrated the existence of serious vulnerabilities in the devices, New York City is launching an investigation into monitor manufacturers to learn more about the devices, their security practices, and whether known vulnerabilities have been patched.

The city’s Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) announced on Wednesday that it’s issued subpoenas to a number of manufacturers.

Complete article: https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2016/01/29/nyc-launches-investigation-into-hackability-of-baby-monitors/

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Re: NYC launches investigation into hackability of baby monitors
« Reply #1 on: January 30, 2016, 08:53:29 PM »
This video on YouTube illustrates what happened to a couple who had their baby monitor hacked and what you can do about it right away: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzMvNlQbKlM
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