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Hackers hijack thousands of Chromecasts to warn of latest security bug – TechCrunch

Rejected submission by MrPlow at 2019-01-03 05:16:02

Submitted via IRC for SoyCow1984

Hackers have hijacked thousands of exposed Chromecast streaming devices to warn users of the latest security flaw to affect the device. But other security researchers say that the bug — if left unfixed — could be used for more disruptive attacks. The culprits, known as Hacker Giraffe and J3ws3r, ha…

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