Ninebot, the company behind Segway hoverboards, has issued new firmware to fix various security flaws that allow an attacker to connect to and take over users’ devices. The flaws were discovered last year by Thomas Kilbride, a security researcher for IOActive, who contacted the company in private and disclosed his findings. In a report published today, Kilbride details three major issues. The first is that anyone can connect via Bluetooth to another person’s hoverboard. This happens because Segway hoverboards use a default Bluetooth access PIN of 000000, which remains active even after the user changes it.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Bleeping Computer