Anti-Malware Research Whitepapers

Remote Exploitation of the NeoCoolcam IP Cameras and Gateway

The Internet of connected things has changed the way we interact with our homes, offices or even with our own bodies. But although connected devices are sold mostly everywhere, some manufacturers don’t dwell on the security aspects, but rather focus on features and time to market.

In 2016, security researchers from Bitdefender detected multiple vulnerabilities in a number of Internet of Things devices. Earlier this year, a team of researchers in the Bitdefender Labs have investigated a vendor’s line of IPTV and gateway products and found out that the products can be remotely exploited by manipulating the authentication process.

If you would like to learn more, download the whitepaper here:  Remote Exploitation of the NeoCoolcam IP Cameras and Gateway (522 downloads)

About the author

Bogdan BOTEZATU

Bogdan Botezatu is living his second childhood at Bitdefender as senior e-threat analyst. When he is not documenting sophisticated strains of malware or writing removal tools, he teaches extreme sports such as surfing the web without protection or rodeo with wild Trojan horses. He believes that most things in life can be beat with strong heuristics and that antimalware research is like working for a secret agency: you need to stay focused at all times, but you get all the glory when you catch the bad guys.