ANZ Dashboard Digest

Security Cameras Broadcast to the Web

DATA LOSS

April 13, 2012

Up to 50,000 people who bought security cameras may be affected by a flaw in the cameras that allow the footage to be watched by anyone with an Internet connection, reports The Sydney Morning Herald. In order to fix the problem, customers must download an update from the TRENDnet website, and while some customers have done so, the U.S.-based company is having trouble mitigating the damage because it has no way of finding those customers who didn't register their devices. Chris Gatford of security testing company HackLabs says Australians need to pressure manufacturers to build in high-level security features, adding, "There's no shortage of newly connected devices entering our homes every day."
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