One of the hackers who amassed a new massive army of zombie internet-connected devices that can launch disruptive cyberattacks—even by mistake—now claims to have taken control of 3.2 million home routers, taking advantage of a flaw that allowed anyone to connect to them.
Read the full article on Motherboard
Sony has released firmware updates that remove a remotely exploitable backdoor account from 80 models of IP and security cameras. Because attackers can exploit the backdoor account via a well-crafted HTTP request, if left unpatched, the vulnerability can open the door for abuse, with crooks taking over Sony surveillance cameras and adding them to a Mirai-like botnet that can be used for relaying malicious traffic or launching DDoS attacks.
Read more on Bleeping Computer