Hackers use videoconferencing cameras to spy on boardroom meetings

    Date26 Jan 2012
    CategoryPrivacy
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Teleconferencing vendors say they're trying to strike the right balance between security and usability after security researchers found they could dial in to the conference lines of major companies and manipulate video cameras to spy on boardrooms. HD Moore and Mike Tuchen revealed their research for security company Rapid7 on Monday, detailing how easily attackers can secretly spy on boardrooms where conferencing systems have been left open to receive calls from anyone by default.
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