Critical Unpatched Flaws Disclosed In Western Digital 'My Cloud' Storage Devices

Discussion in 'Tech news' started by daljeet, Jan 7, 2018.

  1. daljeet

    daljeet Senior Member Known Member

    Security researchers have discovered several severe vulnerabilities and a secret hard-coded backdoor in Western Digital's My Cloud NAS devices that could allow remote attackers to gain unrestricted root access to the device.

    Western Digital's My Cloud (WDMyCloud) is one of the most popular network-attached storage devices which is being used by individuals and businesses to host their files, and automatically backup and sync them with various cloud and web-based services.

    The device lets users not only share files in a home network, but the private cloud feature also allows them to access their data from anywhere at any time.

    Full source: https://thehackernews.com/2018/01/western-digital-mycloud.html
     
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