Eavesdropping by the Foscam Security Camera
Brian Krebs has a really weird story about the built-in eavesdropping by the Chinese-made Foscam security camera:
Imagine buying an internet-enabled surveillance camera, network attached storage device, or home automation gizmo, only to find that it secretly and constantly phones home to a vast peer-to-peer (P2P) network run by the Chinese manufacturer of the hardware. Now imagine that the geek gear you bought doesn't actually let you block this P2P communication without some serious networking expertise or hardware surgery that few users would attempt.
Posted on February 24, 2016 at 12:05 PM • 29 Comments