Hackers Breach Casino Security via Smart Fish Tank.
A S WAYS TO break into casinos go, a fish tank is an unusual route. Yet that is what was used in an unnamed American gambling house in 2017. It had invested in a fancy internet-connected tank in.
A casino in North America was the victim of a hack infiltrated through the gambling house’s internet connected smart fish tank, sending data to an unknown actor in Finland. The smart fish tank contains sensors to regulate temperature and feeding.
How data poachers went phishing in a fish tank. As ways of breaking into casinos go, a fish tank is an unusual route. Yet that is what was used in an unnamed American gambling house in 2017. It had invested in a internet-connected tank in which the temperature and salinity of the water were remotely controlled. Its owners were not naive: when they installed it, they isolated its controls on.
In one of the oddest IoT attacks thus far, criminals hacked into a smart thermometer inside a fish tank in a casino lobby to access its network. Once in the network, the attackers were able to.
Better control over remote access, Mr Walker says, would have frustrated the infamous “ fish tank” attack revealed by security company Darktrace last year. A North American casino had some of.
The connected fish tank exposed the casino to hackers, as an unnamed group of attackers managed to infiltrate into the network and upload data on a server in Finland, according to a report from network security provider, Darktrace. The breach was eventually discovered, and the flaw fixed. “Someone used the fish tank to get into the network, and once they were in the fish tank, they scanned.
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