Researchers Warn of Flaw Affecting Millions of IoT Devices


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A patch has been issued for the flaw in a widely-used module, and researchers are urging IoT manufacturers to update their devices ASAP.

Researchers are urging connected-device manufacturers to ensure they have applied patches addressing a flaw in a module used by millions of Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices. If exploited, researchers speculated that the flaw could allow attackers to knock out a city’s electricity or even overdose a medical patient.

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