Flaw in Philips Smart Light Bulbs Exposes Your WiFi Network to Hackers

The Hacker News

There are over a hundred potential ways hackers can ruin your life by having access to your WiFi network that’s also connected to your computers, smartphones, and other smart devices.

Whether it’s about exploiting operating system and software vulnerabilities or manipulating network traffic, every attack relies on the reachability between an attacker and the targeted devices.

In recent years, we have seen how hundreds of widely used smart-but-insecure devices made it easier for remote attackers to sneak into connected networks without breaking WiFi passwords.

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