Sharing eBook With Your Kindle Could Have Let Hackers Hijack Your Account

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Amazon has addressed a number of flaws in its Kindle e-reader platform that could have allowed an attacker to take control of victims’ devices by simply sending them a malicious e-book.
Dubbed “KindleDrip,” the exploit chain takes advantage of a feature called “Send to Kindle” to send a malware-laced document to a Kindle device that, when opened, could be leveraged to remotely execute arbitrary