Man's Voice Heard Through Hacked Baby Monitor

Posted on August 14, 2013

Houston parents say they heard a strange man calling their baby's name and cursing through a hacked baby monitor. Parents are advised to use a strong password with WiFi enabled baby monitors. You absolutely do not want to use the default password.

GigaOm reports that Foscam was advised in April about a security vulnerability in its software. A patch was made in June, but the parents may have been unaware of it. This will become a more frequent problem and privacy threat as there are more and more smart devices. Take a look:

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