DEF CON 2019: Picture Perfect Hack of a Canon EOS 80D DSLR

How many people take notice of security notices for their camera? I can see the risk to professional photographers, but it’s currently more of an inconvenience to the amateur (until the attacker uploads a picture file to your camera that then infects your computer)…:

[…] On Tuesday, Canon issued a security bulletin regarding six vulnerabilities tied to Check Point’s research. “Due to these vulnerabilities, the potential exists for third-party attack on the camera if the camera is connected to a PC or mobile device that has been hijacked through an unsecured network,” Canon wrote. “Do not connect the camera to a PC or mobile device that is being used in an unsecure network, such as in a free Wi-Fi environment,” it wrote.


Original article here