Your DSLR Camera Can Be Prone To Ransomware; Here’s How

Your DSLR Camera Can Be Prone To Ransomware; Here’s How

Amongst the various devices/apps getting infected by ransomware attacks, we have a new device – a DSLR camera. A DSLR camera is susceptible to ransomware attacks, as hinted by a new report by Check Point Research.


It is suggested that the Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) functionality found in DSLRs can easily be exploited, given that the PTP is unauthenticated. The vulnerability of the PTP can further be exploited over both USB and Wi-Fi, and allow for nearby attackers to attack the DSLR camera.

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