Bugs in HDL Automation expose IoT devices to remote hijacking

A security researcher discovered vulnerabilities in an automation system for smart homes and buildings that allowed taking over accounts belonging to other users and control associated devices.

In a presentation on Saturday at the IoT Village during the DEF CON hacker conference, Barak Sternberg shows how some weak spots in the HDL automation system could have been leveraged by attackers to fully compromise it.

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Source: Bleeping Computer