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The UK’s privacy watchdog has urged people to upgrade their passwords after the website was found to feature 500 live feeds from Britain alone.The Russian site currently shows what is believed to be a child’s bedroom in Birmingham, a gym in Manchester, an office in Leicester, and a shop interior in London, among others.We believe they are older Linksys IP cameras which are no longer being manufactured.“For these cameras we do not have a way to force customers to change their default passwords.We will continue to educate consumers that changing default passwords is extremely important to protect themselves from unwanted intruders.”The spokesperson explained that newer Linksys display a warning to users who have not changed the default password, which is seen every time a user logs into the camera.UK Information Commissioner Christopher Graham said he will work with Russian authorities to have the site taken down, adding that a site of this kind would be illegal in the UK.But Sky News reports the site's alleged administrator said the cameras have been hacked to highlight poor security, and that the site will only be taken down "only when all cameras will be password protected".Schools secretly monitoring students, PC rental places spying on customers, or government agencies following your every move — from your jealous ex to creepy sextortionists, anyone can train to become a cyber spy.
And with a little more know-how, they can watch you through your phone camera, even when your screen is turned off.We are scrambling to discover how the code was introduced and at this point it seems like a coding oversight," Zak Wood, Trendnet's director of global marketing, told the BBC.A Russian website has been found to be hosting hundreds of feeds of live footage from inside UK homes and businesses, which have been accessed by hacking into people’s webcams, which includes CCTV cameras and baby monitors.As for surveillance cameras, you’d be surprised how many people don’t even bother to change their default password.Security cameras are just as vulnerable as your computer, with the added “bonus” that the footage can be streamed live on the internet, for the whole world to see.
From your crazy ex to hackers looking to capture your personal details, anyone can easily hijack your webcam and cast you as the lead actor in their own reality show. You call customer support, follow a few simple instructions, and someone at the other end of the line — and often at the other end of the world — will access your computer to fix it.