Wednesday Sep 25, 2019

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15,000 webcams vulnerable to

attack: how to

protect against webcam hacking

Webcam hacking has been around for equally as long, yet new research from Wizcase indicates that more than 15,000…
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By Christopher Boyd
blog.malwarebytes.com

Webcam hacking has been around for equally as long, yet new research from Wizcase indicates that more than 15,000 private, web-connected cameras are exposed and readily accessible to the general public. Other times, people would hack PCs and reveal shock meme footage on a victim desktop, then capture screenshots for posterity, sharing them on hacker forums for giggles and bragging rights. A persistent problemWe have spoken at length as to why security features are not necessarily advertised front and centre in the instructions of Io T devices.

Companies want to seduce buyers with cool tools and amazing features, not ram 'set UP A PASSWORD' down their throats on page one of the instruction booklet. When was the last time you saw a car advertised without some sort of passing mention of….

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