IBM: Remote Exploit Flaw Found in Millions of Connected IoT Devices

Jessica Davis

IBM X-Force Red security researchers uncovered a bug in components made by the manufacturer Thales, which are included in millions of connected devices. The IoT vulnerability can be remotely exploited, allowing a hacker to take control of the device or access the enterprise network.

Thales manufactures components for more than 3 billion devices used by 30,000 companies throughout a range of global sectors, including healthcare. Thales released a patch for the CVE-2020-15858 flaw in February, and X-force has been actively driving awareness throughout the year.

Found in September 2019...

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