DJI Drone Hack Opens Up Flight and Video Records to Threat Actors


The research team at cybersecurity firm Check Point discovered a vulnerability which allowed hackers to gain access to the flight logs and videos capture by DJI drone operators.

Headquartered in China, DJI is one of the world’s largest producer of drones and quadcopters for the consumer market.

Check Point researchers Oded Vanun, Dikla Barda and Roman Zaikin discovered that an attacker could gain access to DJI customer accounts without the account holder being aware that the saved flight paths and footage from their drones were accessible.

The vulnerability in DJI’s system lies within the identification process for account holders. The researchers note

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