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The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) has defined a set of standards that allow VPN gateways (and other endpoints) to do that in a secure way called Trusted Network Communications (TNC). Many of them have also been released as RFCs by the nea IETF working group and some related ones by the sacm working group. The following image provides an overview of these ...


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There are a few assumptions that go into the CheckPoint demonstration hack. Note that so far as I'm aware, this isn't a hack that is "in the wild" - this is a "white hat" hack where a ethical hacker tests the security of the device. In ethical hacking, the findings are not immediately announced to the public. Instead, they inform the product vendor of the ...


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The video in your link seems to refer to this exploit where a Canon camera is attacked using vulnerabilities in the PTP implementation. This requires a data connection between the camera and the attacker: either via USB or WiFi. The camera would then accept and execute a firmware image which then can do anything, including encrypting the photos, sending them ...


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Everything is hackable. There is no protection that cannot be circumvented, assuming that the data/device is in working/accessible condition. The point is if is worth the effort. Arguably, there is little to be gained from getting access to a dedicated camera. A mobile phone would be far more profitable, more information, more entry vectors. It could even ...


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