Private live cams
Hackers accessed the cameras by using default passwords set by the manufacturers, British officials said Thursday.
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.
The owner can use them to monitor their property remotely via the Internet.
It is definitely creepy to think security surveillance footage meant for protection could turn into an invasion of privacy.
We have two options for you to view mountain conditions. This camera is located at the base of the Sunbowl Express Quad and gives a view of the lower portions of the trails Wingding, Kartwheel and Cataract.
The unsecured cameras refer to cameras secured with default passwords.
The site with a Russian IP address has indexed the details of the cameras such as manufacturers, locations, IP addresses and the number of channels.
A quick browse through the website reveals live streams from nearly 4,600 cameras in the U.
S., including video of a baby sleeping in a cot in New Jersey.