Peloton security flaw may allow hackers to access personal data

A security vulnerability may leave users of the company’s popular bikes vulnerable to hackers, according to a report published by security software company McAfee.
1:26 | 06/18/21

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We want to turn to warning for peloton users. A new report finding certain equipment is at risk of being hacked. Deidre Bolton has the details. Reporter: This is a new warning for peloton users. According to a new report from the security company Mack fee, the company saying hackers with direct access to peloton's equipment can gain control of the camera and microphone to spy on users using a USB port on the interactive table on the machine. Hackers could add apps to trick users into entering their log in information. The report also warned that a hacker could interfere with the equipment from construction to delivery. Peloton acknowledging the weakness in a press release Thursday explaining an attacker could modify the software on the device and could install malware or access data communicated between the device and its services. Peloton issued a mandatory software update. This is the latest controversy for peloton. Some of its treadmills following- reports of injuries and the death of a 6-year-old child. Thank you. We turn to an incredible

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