A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.
Experts have a message for anyone with a webcam, baby monitor or home security camera: change your password now, because feeds from the cameras are being posted online by a Russian website.
The site takes advantage of the fact that camera users receive default passwords to get devices working — such as “1234.” Many manufacturers also put default passwords online, Britain’s Information Commissioner’s Office said Thursday.