Tag Archives: IoT

Vulnerabilities in Wyze Cam IoT camera firmware (March 2022)

[German]Security researchers from Bitdefender are drawing attention to vulnerabilities they have discovered in the firmware of Wyze CAM IP video cameras. According to Bitdefender, attackers can bypass the authentication process, gain complete control over the device and read information and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Microsoft Security Update Revisions (Jan. 27, 2022)

[German]Microsoft released last night an an email about various revisions to its security advisories. It is about a Windows DCOM server vulnerability and Defender for IoT vulnerabilities. However, everything is only of an informal nature, Microsoft has only adjusted the … Continue reading

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Windows 11 IoT Enterprise only with 36 months support

[German]After the release of Windows 11 for the desktop, Microsoft has also released Windows 11 IoT Enterprise. This is a version for Internet of Things devices that are supposed to run under Windows. The code is the same as Windows … Continue reading

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Vulnerability in 100 million IP cameras from Hikvision and OEMs

[German]A command injection vulnerability exists in the web server of some Hikvision products due to insufficient input validation. Unauthorized persons could send messages with malicious commands to the web server via this vulnerability. The manufacturer has provided a firmware update … Continue reading

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HomeOffice and Smart-Home as a gateway for hacks into corporate networks

[German]In times of the coronavirus pandemic, more people are working in their home offices but accessing company computers remotely. On the other hand, more and more IoT devices are finding their place in the home environment as part of smart … Continue reading

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Osram Lightify: Cloud service will be discontinued on 2021/08/31 – features will be lost

[German]At the end of the month August 2021, OSRAM is shutting down its Lightify cloud service. Users who use the Lightify lights will have to take action before August 31, 2021, to keep the bulbs still working and avoiding to … Continue reading

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Vulnerabilities in Realtek SDK put IoT devices at risk

[German]Security researchers at IoT Inspector have found multiple vulnerabilities in a Realtek SDK that allow unauthenticated attackers to fully compromise a device and execute arbitrary code with the highest privileges. The SDK is used by many OEMs to implement WiFi … Continue reading

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Do IoT devices with built-in "radio chips" endanger IT security?

[German]Interesting aspect I stumbled upon recently. It's about the question of how Internet of Things (IoT) devices threaten IT security. Because in addition to often serious vulnerabilities in their firmware as well as lack of updates after a short time, … Continue reading

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BadAlloc: Critical bugs found in IoT devices and in OT systems

[German]Microsoft security researchers have taken a closer look at Internet of Things (IoT) software used in devices and operational technology (OT) industrial systems. In the process, they have come across more than two dozen critical remote code execution vulnerabilities. The … Continue reading

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Digital doorbells for consumer and its security

[German]In the consumer sector, intelligent doorbell cameras have been davertised and have also been bought heavily. Now someone has taken a closer look at some of these "doorbells" from security aspects … and found the expected results. Advertising

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