New Blog Release: Push to Hack

02 Feb 2016

Today, Neil Biggs, Head of Research, and Alex Farrant, Senior Researcher, have released a blog on one of their most recent projects, examining an outdoor cloud security camera. The Motorola Focus 73 outdoor security camera is packed with features and quite a few surprises!

Providing further insight into the security concernsassociated with the Internet of Things (IoT); this blog looks in detail at howit was possible to exploit this camera without access to the local network,steal secrets including the home network’s Wi-Fi password, obtain full controlof the PTZ (Pan-Tilt-Zoom) controls and redirect the video feed and movementalerts to our own server; effectively watching the watchers.

Neil and Alex talk through the steps they tookto exploit the camera, a system overview, and their recommendations to consider whendesigning a smart device together with the response they’ve had from thevendor.

To read the blog in full, please click here.

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