Sep 052019
 September 5, 2019  Posted by  Breaches, Business, Surveillance

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

At least 600,000 GPS trackers manufactured by a Chinese company are using the same default password of “123456,” security researchers from Czech cyber-security firm Avast disclosed today.

They say that hackers can abuse this password to hijack users’ accounts, from where they can spy on conversations near the GPS tracker, spoof the tracker’s real location, or get the tracker’s attached SIM card phone number for tracking via GSM channels.

Read more on ZDNet.

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