Webcam Warning and Wakeup Call for In-Home Security Cameras

Texas mother discovers child's bedroom was streaming live online with thousands of people watching.
1:21 | 08/10/16

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Nixon I hear a Texas mother making the horrifying discovery finding video for children's bedroom streaming live online strangers able to watch it. It turns out the feet from her home camera she was using to watch over her twin daughters had been hacked here's ABC's Kate whip tonight. Tonight a wake up call for families using home surveillance cameras. A Houston mother terrified to learn a camera she set up to keeper girls safe was instead giving people around the world allied deal of her daughters every move. I have security cameras to protect them. And I thought have failed because not not protected under my house images were found on the web site live stream viewer by another mother more than 2000 miles away and origin. Who saw the footage and immediately posted on Houston moms FaceBook page people are watching my kids and our home dressing sleeping plane. Mr. worst parent's worst nightmare all over the Internet unsuspecting people caught on live cameras walking their dogs sleeping. And then eighty monitors. If the system is connected to the Internet. Then it's vulnerable to attack and most of these systems have not been designed to be secure so they offer multiple opportunities for somebody that knows what they're doing to break into them. Jennifer says she changed her Wi-Fi password but things hackers accessed the camera to a video game her kids were playing can whitworth ABC news. Los Angeles Jamie thank you.

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