Monday, October 22, 2018

Amazon Fixes Security Flaws Allowing Smart Home Hijacks

Kudos to Amazon for fixing this issue before it was exploited by hackers.

Amazon recently patched 13 security flaws in an operating system for the Internet of Things, FreeRTOS, as well as Amazon Web Services connection modules. The holes let intruders crash devices, leak the contents of their memory and remotely run code, effectively giving attackers full control.