Segway MiniPro patched to stop hackers hijacking remote control from hoverboard riders

Critical security vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Segway/Ninebot MiniPro Hoverboard, but don’t panic – firmware patches have already been issued to prevent malicious hackers from attacking the devices. Which is a relief – as successful exploitation of the security holes could have seen attackers seize remote control of a hoverboard and potentially injure riders … Read more

Segway hoverboard could be wirelessly hacked say researchers

Security vulnerabilities in Segway hoverboard software could be exploited by hackers to remotely monitor the location of users, lock them out of their vehicles or bring the device to a halt, causing the rider to fall off, according to security researchers. Using reverse engineering, researchers at IOActive found it was possible to intercept communications between … Read more