Mar 3, 2020
Smart camera and baby monitor warning given by UK's cyber-defender
Smart cameras and baby monitors can be watched by criminals over the internet by default, security chiefs warn. The National Cyber Security Centre is advising people to tweak the settings after buying them. Security researchers easily breached an adult toy that had a camera attached, in 2017. Consumer group Which?, which has highlighted security flaws in the past in children's toys and other smart devices, backed the new advice. In January, the government announced plans to bring in a new law to require all manufacturers selling smart devices in the UK to obey new rules.
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