Passwords for webcams
Beyond using strong passwords, "look to make sure the products have implemented encryption, and follow open standards for encrypting their traffic," he says.
Also, manufacturers of Internet-connected technologies, including webcams, need to perform security reviews of their systems before they are put on the market, Bryan says.
See Also: How to Scale Your Vendor Risk Management Program The website is accessing the video feeds of the cameras by using the default login credentials for thousands of devices, the UK Information Commissioner's Office warns in a Nov. The devices' default access credentials are public knowledge, and easily found online.
The fact that you used the oldest and simplest trick in the book does not change that.