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    Networked freezers at grocery stores are vulnerable to hacking

    AJ Dellinger
    AJ Dellinger

    Security researchers at Safety Detective revealed vulnerabilities in the temperature control systems found in freezers that could allow an attacker to hijack the devices and destroy its contents. The security hole, which stems from weak passwords, affect internet-connected thermostats manufactured by Resource Data Management (RDM). The company's products are used by grocery stores, hospitals pharmaceutical firms, among others.