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Digital photo frames infected

There's a very interesting thread on the SANS Handler's Diary about photo frames that have been infected with malware.Apparently, US store Best Buy pulled thousands of photo frames manufactured by Insignia after it was discovered the frames were infected with a virus.
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Written by Tom Espiner on

There's a very interesting thread on the SANS Handler's Diary about photo frames that have been infected with malware.

Apparently, US store Best Buy pulled thousands of photo frames manufactured by Insignia after it was discovered the frames were infected with a virus.

Insignia has put up an apology on its site, but doesn't seem to have provided many technical details.

SANS says that this is a possible new attack vector: infection through the supply chain.

A linked idea has been around for a while - as devices become 'smarter' and are hooked up to the internet, they also become a means to subvert computer systems. Your smart fridge could eventually be a conduit to your data...

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