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Serious vulnerabilities found in wireless thermostats


Securityweek - (International) Researchers found that UK-based Heatmiser Wi-Fi thermostats contain at least nine vulnerabilities that can be controlled remotely by forwarding port 80 for Web control and port 8068 for mobile apps. Heatmiser announced that it is looking into the findings and recommended customers close port 80 on their thermostats.


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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:21:49