Smart Speaker Flaws, The Pranking

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Via Catalin Cimpanu, writing at Bleeping Computer, comes one of today’s most interesting (and fairly innocuous) flaws, targeting the speaker products of both Sonos and Bose Corporation. Apparently, the flaws are of the remote exploit variety, of which, permits remote attackers to execute sounds upon command. The possibilites, therefore, are significant (considering the Children of the Script out there…). So far, the reports have noted pranking connected to the flaw.

*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2017/12/29/smart-speaker-flaws-the-pranking