It has been discovered this week by new research that the Philips Hue Light Bulbs are wide open to hacks and can be susceptible to malicious attacks.
Nitesh Dhanjani has been researching the potential hacks that could be used on the Philips Hue Light Bulbs and has this week published his findings. Watch the evidence after the jump to learn more about the possible malicious attacks Philips Hue Light Bulbs can be subjected to.
The Philips Hue Light Bulbs and personal wireless system are available to purchase from Apple and other high street and online store and consist of a wireless LED light bulb that can be configured to display any of 16 million colours via a wireless bridge. Nitesh Dhanjani explains a little more about how he can take control of the Philips Hue Light Bulbs.
“I’d like to highlight a particular vulnerability that can be used by malware on an infected machine on the user’s internal network to cause a sustained blackout. A video demonstration of this vulnerability can be seen in the video below.”
For more information on the Philips Hue Light Bulbs malicious hack testing jump over to the website of Nitesh Dhanjani .
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