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Firmware used in up to 800,000 CCTV cameras open to attack thanks to buffer overflow zero-day bug. Between 180,000 and 800,000 IP-based closed-circuit television cameras are vulnerable to a zero-day vulnerability that allows hackers to access surveillance cameras, spy on and manipulate video feeds or plant malware.

Bypass works on iOS 12 and Apple’s latest iPhone XS model phones allowing an attacker to access contacts and photos. A passcode bypass vulnerability in Apple’s new iOS version 12 could allow an attacker to access photos and contacts (including phone numbers and emails) on a locked iPhone XS and other devices.

T-Mobile released a statement on Thursday informing customers that it has experienced a data breach in which attackers were able to gain access to “certain information.” Limited details were immediately available but a spokesperson confirmed that around 2 million customers are believed to have been affected.

Facebook's security breach shows even significant security investment might not help. The biggest technology companies, finance firms and technology giants — including Facebook which now reports up to 50 million user accounts may have been taken over by criminal hackers — invest many millions in cybersecurity and still fall victim to significant attacks.

 

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