[Reuters]–A small group of hackers gaining administrative access to surveillance camera maker “Velkada” has past surveillance camera footage of hundreds of companies, including Tesla, a major electric vehicle (EV) company. It turned out that I was watching for two days. One of the people involved in the hacking act revealed to Reuters.
In a message to Reuters, Swiss software developer Tilly Cotman, known for finding security flaws in systems such as mobile apps, took screenshots of the interior of a Tesla warehouse in California and a prison in Alabama. share. He did not reveal the identities of other members of the hacker group.
Cotman said he saw login information about Verkada’s administrative tools publicly available online this week and tried to draw attention to the widespread surveillance of people.
Verkada explained that he was aware of the intrusion and disabled all internal management accounts to prevent unauthorized access. Internal and external security teams and companies are investigating the issue and have also reported to the judiciary.
According to Cotman, access to hacker groups was blocked by Velkada hours before Bloomberg first reported the invasion on the 9th.
Hackers could also use camera devices to access Tesla, software maker Cloudflare, and other parts of Octa’s corporate network.
Cloudflare says its security measures were designed so that small leaks wouldn’t lead to more intrusions and had no impact on customer data.
No comment was received from Tesla.
Octa continues to investigate, but said it has not affected its services.
The list of Velkada user accounts provided by a group of hackers includes thousands of organizations such as the sports club chain “Bay Club” and the transportation technology startup “Virgin Hyperloop”. No comments were received from either company.
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