Hacking isn’t a game, even when your target is a video game console. Last week, a teenage researcher found a vulnerability in the brand new Nintendo Switch console. This flaw theoretically allows attackers to gain full control of a Switch. The researcher released a proof-of-concept exploit, but not one that actually roots the Switch. If you’re interested in security and video games, or you’re just concerned with Internet of Things (IoT) security, watch the video below.
Episode Runtime: 3:10
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7XaVvNjhKWs
- Teenager find Webkit vulnerability in Nintendo Switch – Forbes
- Nintendo Switch vulnerability proof-of-concept (PoC) – Github