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The UK Information Commissioner’s Office is warning the general public about a website containing thousands of live feeds from stand-alone webcams and CCTV systems to baby monitors.

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What information was breached? A Russian website is sneaking a peek into the homes, gyms and offices of innocent people throughout the globe. Not only does the website show these unfiltered images, CBS News reveals that they also provide the exact coordinates of the location, complete with zip codes and links to a map. The hackers note that their site has been created in an effort to highlight the significance of security, urging those with remote-access cameras change their manufacturer’s default passwords.

How many are affected? At the moment, there are more than 4,000 cameras listed in the United States, 600 from the UK and over 10,000 others from 152 countries worldwide. Furthermore, exposed footage ranges from unmade children’s beds and kids watching television in the comfort of their own homes to living rooms…

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