13 Vulnerabilities in Hanwha SmartCams Demonstrate Risks of Feature Complexity

By Pierluigi Paganini

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The researchers at Kaspersky Lab ICS CERT decided to check the popular Hanwha SmartCams and discovered 13 vulnerabilities.

Wikipedia describes Attack Surfaceas “[the] sum of the different points (the “attack vectors”) where an unauthorized user (the “attacker”) can try to enter data to or extract data from an environment.”

Basically, the more points there are to compromise a system, the more likely the system will be compromised. In the Internet of Things (IoT) development, the potentially vulnerable points correlate to features — and the Hanwha SNH-V6410PN/PNW SmartCam has a lot of them.

A few of the features listed on the manufacturer’s website: remote control from …read more

Via:: Security Affiars