back to article Hacking Team hole still unpatched, exploit pop doc claims

The hacker who claims responsibility for the flaying of Italian spyware-for-States firm Hacking Team says the vulnerability they used is yet to be patched and has detailed the process by which they claimed to have gained access to the huge trove of data and documents later dumped online. The details are contained in a post …

  1. David Roberts
    Mushroom

    He said/they said

    Make your bloody minds up!

    1. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

      Re: He said/they said

      "Make your bloody minds up!"

      That's what She said!

  2. allthecoolshortnamesweretaken

    "... the hacker claims they found unprotected network attached storage boxes that contained backups which he accessed remotely."

    Sounds plausible. A lot of people forget about securing backups, one way or another.

  3. Peter 26

    What's the embedded device?

    OK get your guesses in, what was the embedded device?

    1. g e

      Re: What's the embedded device?

      A router would seem most likely ?

      1. Paul Crawford Silver badge

        Re: What's the embedded device?

        Or some printer with a web server and/or wifi access point that is still on even when on Ethernet.

        When did you last see any patching for any of your printers?

    2. WikusVanDeMerwe

      Re: What's the embedded device?

      IP Webcam! Nobody suspects the electronic eye...

  4. Spasticus Autisticus
    Coat

    Hole for foot

    'foot hole' - not familiar with that one, foot hold I know about.

    1. Gray
      Windows

      Re: Hole for foot

      Extend foot, aim pistol, pull trigger=> foot hole!

      Politician=>loose cannon=>same effect.

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