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Hacker search engine becomes the new Internet of Things search engine

2015/07/08

Securityweek - (International) The developer of the Shodan Internet device search engine reported that the search engine exposes the systemic vulnerabilities present in consumer-grade Internet of Things hubs due to a poor security posture, where many hubs still use default passwords and have telnet enabled. Once compromised attackers could leverage hubs to monitor sensor data or determine if someone is home.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/hacker-search-engine-becomes-new-internet-things-search-engine

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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