LarrylLix said:People are saying you can update the firmware image over ZigBee, If I am reading that correctly.
If you can't pass firmware data to it then there is no real security issue. The alarming security issue is somebody running their own code inside your house in a Philips device. Now they have a key to your house data insides
I don't want another Philips Hub/bridge. I hope they don't leave it here. I have too many hubs and gadgets now.
The difference was that it was the light bulbs that can be updated. But the light bulbs have no access to your ethernet network or wireless network. They only have Zigbee communications capabilities. So, unless there's a way to leverage that to get something into the hub itself via Zigbee by way of the light bulb, they can't actually access your network that way. If they could have updated the hub, then yes, it would have been really bad, and that's what I initially thought was going on.