The study, conducted by Ben's researchers
University of Negev Gurion (BGU)
Found that because the security camera is equipped with infrared (IR)
For night vision led, hackers can establish a two-way concealed connection with the internal network of the security system.
Read more: $28 hacking software hacked webcam in China. This paper outlines two cases in which sensitive data can be accessed, encoded, and transmitted via infrared signalsexfiltration (
Data leakage outside the network)
And penetration (
Send data to network).
In a filtering scenario, an attacker accesses the surveillance camera via a local network with the help of malware and uses the camera's infrared signal to transmit sensitive data, such as a pin code or password.
In the penetration scenario, the attacker uses an infrared LEDs to transmit the signal (to the naked eye) to the camera at a distance of up to tens of meters.
Encode binary data such as command and control messages on IR signals.
"Filtration and penetration can be combined to establish two-way 'air-
A paper published by the Cornell University Library reads: "The gap between damaged networks and attackers ".
Read more: UK "real risk" privacy from weakly-
This technology can be used in professional and personal home safety systems including LED doorbell.
"In theory, you can send an infrared command to tell a high
The security system can simply open the door or front door of your home, "said Dr.
Mordechai Guri, R & D head of BGU Network Security Research Center (CSRC).