Hack turns cheap D-Link webcam into a network backdoor

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January 12, 2016
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SC Magazine UK

Vectra describes how its threat labs researchers bought the consumer-grade Wi-Fi webcam for U.S. $30 (£20), and cracked open its Linux kernel to create a persistent access point into a network. This meant criminals could use the camera to control remote attacks and siphon out stolen corporate data.

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