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Those log-in details are freely available online, leaving the unsecured cameras accessible to anyone.Many of the cameras have been installed in homes and businesses by people trying to improve security.
Each link comes with what the website claims is the camera's GPS coordinates, postcode, time zone, and a map showing its precise location. "Few people would leave their front doors unlocked, yet failing to password protect your devices carries the same risks to both their privacy and security," said Emma Carr, director of the Big Brother Watch privacy pressure group. Over 14,000 of those devices are made by China's Foscam. Enjoy this live view of the coastal seaside resort of Bognor Regis on the South Coast of the UK.Don't forget to turn your sound on when viewing the webcam.Welcome to the live streaming webcam from The Pier at Bognor Regis.Watch the tides, see weather in real time, hear the seagulls and view a sunrise.The owner can use them to monitor their property remotely via the Internet.
But by providing public access to these devices -- including CCTV networks in shops and baby monitors -- the website is exposing their intimate moments.
The site addresses the allegations that they're hacking into cameras in the frequently asked question portion.
This monumental breach is both startling and newsworthy enough that we enlisted tech and cyber security analyst Raj Goel to help drive home the point that this isn’t just a voyeur’s paradise.
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Hackers accessed the cameras by using default passwords set by the manufacturers, British officials said Thursday.
Insecam is able to access the cameras that are hooked up to public servers.