Imagine riding your new Segway MiniPRO hoverboard down a park path on a sunny day. You’re cruising along at 10mph, enjoying the benefits of this modern tech, when suddenly the board brakes in its tracks while your body continues flying forward. Turns out a hacker hijacked the Segway bluetooth app and took control of your board. That’s the future new security research paints with these IoT hoverboard devices. Watch today’s video to learn more about this vulnerability.
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Episode Runtime: 2:27
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KCfTfzmFH0
- Security researchers pwn a Segway mini – IOActive
- Whitepaper of segway mini vulnerability [PDF] –IOActive
- Segway hijack could cause riders to eat pavement – The Register