CCTV cameras

Pierluigi Paganini December 23, 2022
An Iranian group hacked Israeli CCTV cameras, defense was aware but didn’t block it

An Iranian group hacked dozens of CCTV cameras in Israel in 2021 and maintained access for a long period of time. An Iranian group of hackers, known as Moses Staff, had seized control of dozens of Israeli CCTV cameras, the hack was known to the authorities that did nothing to stop it, reported The Times […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 28, 2016
Sucuri spotted a large botnet of CCTV devices involved in DDoS attacks

Security experts from Sucuri firm have discovered a large botnet of compromised CCTV devices used by crooks to launch DDoS attacks in the wild. Researchers have encountered a denial-of-service botnet that’s made up of more than 25,000 Internet-connected closed circuit TV devices. We discussed several times about the IoT and the lack security by design that makes […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 23, 2015
Crooks are hacking CCTV Cameras to launch severe DDoS attacks

Imperva has discovered that attackers hijack CCTV cameras to launch powerful DDoS attacks exploiting weak credentials and poor configurations of IoT devices. Internet of Things devices are becoming privilege targets of threat actors that daily abuse of their resources to run cyber attacks or to organize frauds or to spy on unaware users. Unfortunately, most IoT devices […]