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Many IP cameras vulnerable to hacking - Dutch consumer assn

Wednesday 3 July 2019 | 13:39 CET | News
Dutch consumer association Consumentenbond has conducted tests on the safety of IP cameras and found that half of those examined are unsafe. Six of the twelve cameras tested were found to contain vulnerabilities and in three cases, the camera could be taken over or disabled by hackers.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Consumentenbond
Countries: Netherlands
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