nomx Passes Security Tests After Blogger Claims to Have Penetrated nomx

nomx Passes Security Tests After Blogger Claims to Have Penetrated nomx

By | April 29th, 2017
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UK blogger makes false claims he can access nomx remotely


														
							

In 2016 nomx produced a number of devices based on a Raspberry Pi. These devices were primarily used for demonstration and media use, and were provided to numerous media to review nomx. A number were sold to early adopters who wanted to try nomx using this processor instead of waiting until future models were manufactured.

The BBC provided the nomx devices for testing to a UK-based blogger who physically disassembled and rooted one of the nomx devices. Rooting was done, in his words, by disassembling the nomx case, physically removing memory card from the Raspberry and inserting it into his PC, and then resetting the root password. That is not an action a typical user would do, nor is it routine for a nomx device.

This process allowed him to access the nomx from his local network. He then created a very specialized code that was unique to the management page of the nomx device he had in his possession.

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Nisheeth Bhakuni