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CCTV cameras being hijacked for DDoS attacks

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Security industry experts have identified malware that is being used to corrupt CCTV cameras. The malware transforms the cameras into botnets which are then used as a medium to run Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks. CCTV cameras are easy targets as the majority are connected wirelessly and, much of… Read more »

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Baby monitor streaming website shuts down

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A Russian-based website streaming life footage from thousands of web cams, CCTV cameras and baby monitors has shut down. The site, called Insecam, showed video feeds from across the globe whose owners had not changed the default security settings, including nearly 5,000 cameras in the US and over 500 in the… Read more »

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