Robots are often connected to a network and run via software. Undetected vulnerabilities can be used by hackers to hide malicious code, steal info etc. Infosec researchers found such flaws in robots made by ABB Ltd. – world’s largest bot maker. It used the ‘Robot Operating System Industrial’. Ros-I’s software component would have allowed the attacker to steal sensitive data and control the robot’s movements. The vulnerabilities have been fixed by ABB and Ros consortium.

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