Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers

    Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers

    Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers


    Last Updated: 07 Feb 2020 at 09:51
    There are over a hundred potential ways hackers can ruin your life by having access to your WiFi network that's also connected to your computers, smartphones, and other smart devices.

    Whether it's about exploiting operating system and software vulnerabilities or manipulating network traffic, every attack relies on the reachability between an attacker and the targeted devices.

    In recent years, we have seen how hundreds of widely used smart-but-insecure devices made it easier for remote attackers to sneak into connected networks without breaking WiFi passwords.

    In the latest research shared with The Hacker News, Check Point experts today revealed a new high-severity vulnerability affecting Philips Hue Smart Light Bulbs that can be exploited over-the-air from over 100 meters away to gain entry into a targeted WiFi network.


    Read more: Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers
    Golden's Avatar Posted By: Golden
    06 Feb 2020


 

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