A group of hackers recently revealed that they attacked more than 50,000 home cameras from several countries including Singapore, Canada, South Korea and Thailand, then sold the data on porn sites. This organization consists of about 1000 members around the world.
A group of hackers recently revealed that they attacked more than 50,000 home cameras from several countries
According to the TNP, these videos last from less than a minute to more than 20 minutes and depict scenes in the daily lives of many couples, mothers who are breastfeeding. Almost all of the victims were either completely nude or dressed in messy clothes in the living room or bedroom. Some were found to use the toilet while the doors were open. The majority of these videos are extracted from IP cameras that are often installed for the purpose of enhancing security or to monitor children, the elderly, maids and pets, which is quite common for security purposes. in different countries around the world.
According to TNP, the victims could come from many other countries such as Singapore, Thailand, South Korea and Canada. It is said that the video mainly originated from IP cameras in Singapore Lion Island. As of October 10, these hackers said they shared more than 3TB of video storage for more than 70 members who paid $ 150 to sign up for a full-life approach. Additionally, over 700 MB of storage is provided for free.
Clement Lee, currently working as APAC Solutions Architect at Check Point, said many IP cameras face a huge risk because they are often installed to allow users to access remotely over the Internet. He advises people who already use this type of camera at home to make sure their software is up to date and avoid the use of simple passwords.
Attorney James Ow Yong believes that hackers in such cases are illegal, even when they are not in Singapore. Even those who share or watch these videos can be prosecuted.
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