Home / Computer & Internet News / For $28, you can hack into a stranger’s internet-enabled webcam

For $28, you can hack into a stranger’s internet-enabled webcam

TwitterFacebook

If you have an web-connected camera, you should change your password ASAP.

For just 188 yuan ($28), you can buy software that would allow you to hack into connected cameras, Chinese state broadcaster CCTV warns

Such software can easily scan for and access vulnerable devices, which are commonly used as baby monitors and surveillance cameras in the home.

Hackers in China have also set up large groups on social networks such as QQ, to offer usernames and passwords to compromised devices.

(Left) A list of users offering a means to hack into webcams; (Middle) A user proffering means to hack into a webcam; (Right) Lewd pictures taken off webcams that are being used to advertise compromised webcams

(Left) A list of users offering a means to hack into webcams; (Middle) A user proffering means to hack into a webcam; (Right) Lewd pictures taken off webcams that are being used to advertise compromised webcams

Image: Ng Yi Shu/Mashable Read more…

More about China, Cybersecurity, Webcams, Tech, and Cybersecurity
Click Here For Original Source Of The Article

Related Posts

About Stephen Stiles

Steve Stiles is a retired computer professional. He has worked in the computer field since before the internet and the TRS-80. He has always loved technology, has served his country in USAF and there after worked for several high tech companies such as Singer Link Flight Simulation, Digital Equipment, KLA Instruments and Nine Mile Nuclear Power Station.

Check Also

Ortega Mk. 1C is a Three-Person Submersible Capable of Diving Up to 312-Feet Underwater

Made with advanced naval technology, the Ortega Mk. 1C submersible is powered by two high-power ...

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

css.php