These cameras can be easily violated by them hackers
These products belong to various manufacturers, including AXIS net cameras, Cisco Linksys webcam and Mobotix among others.
These security cameras can be accessed by anyone anywhere in the world, by simply connecting to Internet. Settings and user permissions have been found to be accessible to many of them.
Vulnerable devices are found in many countries around the world, such as Australia, USA, Russia, United Kingdom, Italy, France and Japan etc.
Data belonging to individuals, institutions, families etc. are prone to the risk of Criminals of cyberspace.
Some of them camera feeds they include the interiors of the shops, the people who speak, and even the children who are in the camera's visual range.
How did this happen?
"Web camera manufacturers try to use technologies that make installation of the device as seamless as possible, but this sometimes results in open doors without a regulated control. identity", Says Wizcase.
Webcams need to make their default settings more secure. Wizcam also urges manufacturers to make stronger adjustments to the cameras they sell.
In the wrong hands, access to such data is dangerous. The potential impact is something we need to know.
Public availability of users' personal data is a major problem. Illegal access to a live feed of a private place can lead to an increased number of crimes.
The feeds can be modified to delete traces of criminal records or for the benefit of hackers.
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