Rapid7 researcher Phil Bosco has discovered a crucial flaw in the Comcast XFINITY Home Security system, which can be easily exploited by burglars to enter homes without triggering the alarm, and for which there is currently no mitigation and no patch. The Comcast XFINITY Home Security system, which consists of a battery-powered base station and one or more battery-powered sensors, alerts owners if a door or window is opened, and allows them to monitor visually their entire home in real-time. The base station and sensors use the ZigBee protocol over a 2.4 GHz radio frequency band to communicate.
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