Visible to the public "Security Researchers Find That DSLR Cameras Are Vulnerable to Ransomware Attack"Conflict Detection Enabled

Security researchers at Check Point have released a new report, detailing the vulnerability of digital DSLR cameras to being hit by ransomware attacks. According to a researcher, named Eyal Itkin, malware could be delivered to these cameras through the abuse of the standardized Picture Transfer Protocol, which is unauthenticated. Itkin demonstrated the exploitation of a Canon E0S 80D over Wi-Fi and the encryption of a SD card to the extent at which a user would not be able to access images on the card. This article continues to discuss the vulnerability of DSLR cameras to being infected by ransomware, why cameras are an attractive target for hackers, and the disclosure of the discovered vulnerability to Canon.

The Verge reports "Security Researchers Find That DSLR Cameras Are Vulnerable to Ransomware Attack"