Someone was able to put some ransomware in a DSLR Camera, exploiting the PTP protocol implementation.
@dethos Whoa! So would replacing the firmware solve and infected camera?
@dick_turpin you would still lose your existing data/photos, that are stored there, since they would still be encrypted. no?
@dethos I suspect the SD card would be encrypted. Just wondered, if you flashed the firmware if that would unlock the camera?
@dick_turpin In theory yes. Like you can always clean a computer with ransomware, you just need to be aware that your data will be gone (if you have backups, it shouldn't be a problem). 🤔
@dethos Nobody should save anything of value on their local drive. You're just asking for trouble.
This is a personal and private instance.