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#265716 6-Feb-2020 22:04
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https://www.theverge.com/2020/2/5/21123491/philips-hue-bulb-hack-hub-firmware-patch-update

 

 

 

I don't have any, but if anyone here does, here's a heads up, there are exploits in the wild I can see being discussed. 

 

 


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  #2413915 7-Feb-2020 00:05
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I'm fairly sure most people should receive this update automatically. In any case, I did. The method of exploitation seems fairly remote from being practical, so I'm also not that concerned.


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  #2413919 7-Feb-2020 00:46
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Hue does normally upgrade automatically. I just checked my system and there are no updates.





 
 
 
 


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  #2413921 7-Feb-2020 01:08
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I would be more concerned about network attached cheap IoT stuff from Aliexpress and the likes.

 

This affects the Philips Hue Hub and not the lights, from what I can tell. And as Michael said it gets updates automatically.




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  #2413963 7-Feb-2020 08:59
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Well, perhaps it will auto-update and perhaps it's rare, but no harm in checking and making sure it's secure.

 

Attending an IT conference recently, security was a big talking point (of course!) and the number of exploits that would have seemed impractical a couple of years ago, that are around now and being exploited in the wild, are becoming more and more common.

 

 


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