Security Cameras Still Leaking Data

By Robert Vamosi | 5/2/13 3:04 PM

You'd think that after last year's publicity around Internet-connected surveillance cameras being vulnerable to remote attack that manufacturers would take the threat seriously. Apparently not.

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The Power of Shodan

By Robert Vamosi | 8/3/12 2:10 AM

Did you know there are hydrogen fuel cells attached to the Internet? According to one researcher there's a lot more of the Internet of Things that's accessible from the search engine Shodan than first meets the eye.

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Podcast: James Burns on Internet-Accessible Device Vulnerabilities

By Robert Vamosi | 5/25/12 5:36 AM

In this week’s podcast, Mocana’s Senior Security Architect James Burns discusses Internet-accessible device vulnerabilities with host Robert Vamosi.

On May 16, researcher Justin Cacak, senior security engineer at Gotham Digital Science, told he was able to view content from cameras made by MicroDigital, HIVISION, CTRing and a variety of other cameras that are rebranded. Cacak worked with Rapid7 to develop testing tools for its Metasploit product, allowing companies to see whether their systems are vulnerable. The tool can also be used by criminal hackers to identify targets. In January of this year, the researchers at Rapid7 announced remote vulnerabilities in teleconferencing systems.

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