Webcams of peoples bedrooms
Ivie told KTRK she felt "horror" when she saw the footage and was compelled to track down the family. She said they believe the breach resulted from her daughter playing Minecraft, which required a server name to be entered. "From what I understand, there are tons of unprotected servers out there these kids are going on and basically people are waiting for them." Unbeknownst to her, the stream had been online since at least July 27 and had been "liked" 571 times, according to has reported previously, security cameras are (ironically) extremely vulnerable to exposure, because they use relatively generic IP addresses or public-facing websites.
In that scenario, you'd only need a username and password to see or control the cameras.
Jimmie Mesis, a debugging expert, specializes in finding hidden cameras.
In the past, peeping Toms used holes in walls to spy on motel guests but now tiny cameras can be disguised in just about anything.
The following actions were made to Insecam for the protection of individual privacy: - Only filtered cameras are available now.HOUSTON - A Houston mother has a warning for any parent who uses surveillance cameras in their house, after a live stream of her daughters’ bedroom ended up online.The mother says she installed the cameras throughout her house about four years ago to keep an eye on her now 8-year-old twin daughters and her 6-year-old daughter.University of Houston IT expert Mary Dickerson says unfortunately it’s quite common.“If you don’t change the default password settings, they’re the same for everyone who bought one of those devices,” Dickerson said.“That means there are thousands of people around the world who know what you user ID and password is.” She says the best thing you can do is to make sure you have a secure password that is only accessible to members of your household.