Is the Device you use Secured? Simple hack to check your Device Privacy...

Hacking is one of the most talked-about topics in the IT world today. The increase in the use of IoT (Internet Of Things) devices has seen an increase in these incidents. So if you have a mobile phone in your hand and your laptop/ workstation, we can say that there is huge possibility for your device to be hacked. Nowadays, it is not a big deal to enter some Device anywhere in the world. Because a lot of people with less technical knowledge don't often change the default usernames and default passwords on their devices. For example, default login details of devices supplied by reputed internet providers in Sri Lanka; Username: Admin and Password: password and there are very few users who change it. Or some people simply remove passwords from their computer systems. So the idea is to explain how to access the system of someone who is not concerned about the security of their data. So all the foregoing are for educational purposes only. You may be legally punished for doing this unauthorizedly.


First, you need to visit https://www.shodan.io/. This website can show you information about many IoT devices around the world.


Secondly, in the search box displayed you have to type, 'Authentication disabled c$' and search. You will see a device list like the one below.


Next, you will get the RUN dialog box (Start + R) on Windows and enter the IP address shown on this web page as follows (\\ ipAddress).

You can modify, delete, and add any new data here. This printer can also be used.

 

It also provides information about the location of the system and the technologies used in the system.


Among the systems that anyone can access is your smartphone, or even your computer. Therefore, keeping your devices up-to-date, using passwords and changing passwords regularly will help protect cyberspace privacy.

Thank you for reading the article. We hope that this article gave you much information to keep your privacy as privacy. So share this article with others and help them to save their privacy as well. Keep in touch untill the next article.



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