Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

By Nancy Rand
Posted in Security
On November 04, 2016

November 2, SecurityWeek – (International) Belkin WeMo devices expose smartphones to attacks. Invincea security researchers discovered two serious vulnerabilities affecting Belkin’s WeMo home automation devices and their associated Android applications, including a flaw that could be exploited to remotely gain root access to a WeMo device, and a cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw in WeMo’s Android app that could be exploited to execute arbitrary JavaScript code in the context of the Android application. Belkin has patched the security holes in the Android app and is working to release a firmware update to resolve the device flaws. Source

Above Reprinted from the USDHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report

Nancy Rand

Nancy Rand

Nancy has more than 20 years’ experience in information technology and security, solving business issues and implementing best-practice solutions that support organizational objectives. Her expertise includes leveraging, optimizing, and implementing diverse technology platforms, and management of large-scale technology projects.