Hackers can exploit this bug in surveillance cameras to tamper with footage

Researchers have discovered a vulnerability in Nuuo surveillance cameras which can be exploited to hijack these devices and tamper with footage and live feeds. On Thursday, cybersecurity firm Digital Defense said that its Vulnerability Research Team (VRT) had uncovered a zero-day vulnerability Read More …

UK police use of facial recognition technology a failure, says report

Police attempts to use cameras linked to databases to recognise people from their face are failing, with the wrong person picked out nine times out 10, a report claims. The report from Big Brother Watch, published on Tuesday, warns that facial Read More …

UK to pay extra £44.5m for Calais security in Anglo-French deal

Britain will pay £44.5m for extra security measures in France to prevent another refugee camp forming in Calais or any other Channel port, Theresa May is to announce. The extra cash will go towards fencing, CCTV and other detection technology in Calais and other Read More …

US capital’s surveillance cam network allegedly hijacked by Romanian ransomware suspects

Two of the five unnamed individuals cuffed this month in Romania on suspicion of spreading ransomware face US computer crime charges – for their alleged role in taking over 123 out of 187 networked computersthat control Washington DC’s CCTV cameras earlier this year. Read More …