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Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Postby ferri » Dec 14th, 2017, 7:49 am

This is kind of scary.

The Toronto-area dental office didn’t know it but the security camera in its waiting room were being streamed live on the Internet.

Anyone could log on to the website and watch as patients came and went. Front-desk staff answering phones and working on their computers entering patient information.

It could be a serious breach of patient privacy. But it’s more than that – unsecured cameras also leave the entire network open for virtual intruders.


https://globalnews.ca/news/3900530/cana ... ed-to-know
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Re: Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Postby TreeGuy » Dec 14th, 2017, 8:28 am

And people are choosing to use Google Home Mini and other similar devices.



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Re: Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Postby fz6adventure » Dec 15th, 2017, 7:33 am

Coming soon to city near you Kelowna!

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Re: Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Postby Even Steven » Dec 15th, 2017, 9:59 am

Let me guess. The cameras installed were capable of streaming the video but the moron who installed it left them unsecured. Virtually anybody could see them and a website is simply collecting all cameras in one spot. Kinda like installing WiFi router that anybody can join in.

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Re: Russian website streaming hundreds of cameras in Canada

Postby Poindexter » Dec 15th, 2017, 12:37 pm

TreeGuy wrote:And people are choosing to use Google Home Mini and other similar devices.


Fear not, Alex Jones is on the case in this hilarious battle between artificial intelligence and no intelligence. :laugh:

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