Amazon issues fix after some Blink home cameras found vulnerable to hacking

As per Amazon, customers have received automatic security updates addressing these issues for impacted devices.


Amazon.com Inc said on Tuesday it had issued a fix to rectify security flaws in certain of its Blink home camera systems after a cyber security firm found vulnerabilities that could let hackers hijack the device.

Tenable Inc, which discovered the issues, said seven severe vulnerabilities in Blink's XT2 camera systems could have given attackers full control over the device and allow them to view the camera footage remotely.

 Amazon issues fix after some Blink home cameras found vulnerable to hacking

Amazon bought home security camera maker Blink in late-2017 for $90 million. Image: Reuters

"Customers have received automatic security updates addressing these issues for impacted devices," an Amazon spokesperson said.

Amazon bought home security camera maker Blink in late-2017 for $90 million.

 


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