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Nest Dropcams Can Be Taken Down via Bluetooth Vulnerabilities
21 March 2017, 2:36 am

Nest's security cameras, the Dropcam and Dropcam Pro, can be wirelessly attacked via Bluetooth and Google has done nothing about this yet. 

Discovered by security researcher Jason Doyle a few months back, there are three vulnerabilities in the camera firmware version 5.2.1 which allows them to crash and stop recording footage with the help of Bluetooth. This, of course, is just perfect for all those burglars facing the "inconvenience" of breaking into a Nest "protected" home. 

Doyle warned Google about the problem back in October, but there's been no software updates thus far, which pushed Doyle to go public with the details of the flaws. Perhaps now Google will finally do something about this problem since it has a track record of fixing vulnerabilities before they are made public. 

As mentioned, there are several bugs. For the first... (read more)

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