Hackers can hijack Philips smart bulb to spread spyware: Check Point Security

Rohit KVN reports:

For the past few years, people have increasingly embracing Internet-of-Things (IoT)-based smart speakers and related accessories like lights and other consumer electronics.

….  During a routine security screen, Check Point researchers tested popular Philips Hue smart bulbs and bridge, and to their shock, found vulnerabilities (CVE-2020-6007) that easily allowed them to breach networks using a remote exploit in the ZigBee low-power wireless protocol, which by the way is used by most of the IoT devices across the world.

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