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Governments act against webcam-snooping websites


IDG News Service - (International) Authorities in the U.S. and U.K. warned users of Internet-connected webcams and other video devices to secure their devices by adding passwords and changing default passwords after Web sites broadcasting unsecured video feeds were identified online. One of the major unsecured feed sites went offline November 20 while at least one other was still available.


Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at:

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:22:33