Xiaomi Mi Robot vacuum cleaner hacked

Discussion in '0-day Release' started by RGiskardR, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

    The story of the Internet and its Things may seem as star-crossed a tale as any, but it does not need to be hopeless. Although security researchers Dennis Giese and Daniel Wegemer eventually managed to hack into the Xiaomi Mi Robot vacuum cleaner, their research shows that the device is much more secure than most other smart things are.

    In their talk at Chaos Communication Congress 34, which was held in Leipzig recently, the researchers explained how the device’s software works and which vulnerabilities they had to use to finally crack its protection.

    Full source: https://www.kaspersky.com/blog/xiaomi-mi-robot-hacked/20632/
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  3. revC0de

    revC0de MTAC Moderator Staff Member

    I use an old Roomba vacuum cleaner...yeah too old to be hacked LOL! :laugh:

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  4. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

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  5. akiratoriyama

    akiratoriyama Moderator Staff Member

    Black mirror predicted it first!
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