Chicago traffic camera users can now be vulnerable to hackers, as the city has revealed that some cameras have also been compromised.
Chicago Public Transit (CPS) has released a report detailing the vulnerabilities in the cameras.
The city also revealed that a large number of them have been breached.
The information is based on data from nearly 20,000 cameras.
According to the report, Chicago Transit Police (CTP) and the Department of Public Works (DPW) are responsible for maintaining the network of about 6,500 cameras, which covers a broad geographic area.
The report notes that most of the cameras have not been fully upgraded since last year, meaning there could be vulnerabilities in them that could be exploited by hackers.
The department said the data in question was collected in October 2016.
In the meantime, CPS is working to patch vulnerabilities that were identified in the past, which the report indicates could allow an attacker to access information on the cameras from a remote location.
The most significant security vulnerability in Chicago Transit cameras was discovered in the late summer of 2016.
The security hole was patched in January 2017, but the security update was not fully applied.
A security vulnerability has also been discovered in a number of other cities, including New York City, Philadelphia, and San Francisco.
According the report released by CPS, the vulnerabilities are being fixed by CTS, DPW, and the Illinois Department of Transportation.
This means that some Chicago Transit, DPT, and Illinois DOT vehicles will not be fully secured until 2019, according to the document.
It is unclear if other cities have similarly been identified.
Chicago has already made improvements to its security in the meantime.
In October 2017, the Chicago Transit Authority released a software update to fix the vulnerability.
The update was released to all public transit vehicles.
This includes the CTA, CTA Rail, and all buses, including the new bus line on the Red Line.
In December 2017, CCTA said that it has fixed a separate issue that allowed attackers to access the public-facing cameras in the Chicago Public Library.
In addition, the city announced that it will upgrade its fleet of public transit buses to more secure protocols.
It also said that the city is developing a pilot program to test more secure transit-oriented development in the city.
The Chicago Public Works Department said that about 1,300 of the 6,000 city-operated cameras are not secure, which is not a new issue.
CPS said that its systems have been patched since January 2017.
In 2018, CPS released a security update to address the vulnerability in all cameras that have not yet been fully updated.
This included cameras that were already on the network.
The next update should be in the second quarter of 2020, and then the cameras should be fully secure, CPS said.
The first phase of the Chicago transit upgrade program is expected to cost $2.5 billion, and will take a year or two to complete.
The agency said that CPS will pay for the upgrades, but that the costs are being covered by a new property tax.
In 2019, CPS also said it would be spending $400 million to upgrade the city’s fleet of transit buses.
In 2020, Chicago also announced that the Chicago Police Department would be paying $400,000 to upgrade its transit buses as well.
In 2021, the transit agencies were expected to complete their own security upgrades.
Chicago also said in January that it would spend $1.4 billion on its transit systems in 2020.
In 2022, the system of buses and other public transportation vehicles was expected to be upgraded to use newer technology, including LED lighting and Wi-Fi.
This would cost $1 billion, the latest estimate CPS provided.
This money would cover upgrades to all buses and public transit equipment in the entire system, including transit buses and the vehicles themselves.
In 2024, CPS stated that the agency would spend more than $400.4 million on transit systems across the city in 2020, including upgrading all the buses.
This is due to the fact that a lot of these systems are in use now and some are even newer than they were in 2020 and the current budget for the city of Chicago.
The City of Chicago said that all the money is being used to upgrade systems that are already in use, but said that there are still some systems that may be obsolete or not secure.
The latest data for 2020 shows that the number of cameras in use in the system has grown to more than 2,700, while the number has decreased to about 900.
A large number, approximately 2,500, of the city-owned and operated public transit cameras in operation have not seen a major security update in over a decade, according the report.
A significant portion of these cameras have the same vulnerability as the one in the report that was released by the city, which means that any attacker could gain access to sensitive data.
CPS has not yet announced any plans to replace the city buses with more secure systems.