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The website claims it is streaming live footage from over 73,000 webcams worldwide

The website claims it is streaming live footage from over 73,000 webcams worldwide

The website claims it is streaming live footage from over 73,000 webcams worldwide

A website claiming to let you ‘see into bedrooms of all countries of the world’ is live-streaming images from thousands of people’s homes worldwide.

Insecam.com claims they are streaming the footage from more than 73,000 web-cameras that have not had their passwords changed.

The web-cameras stream images from offices, kitchens, car-parks and more, with one camera in particular focused on a baby’s cot.

The cameras, used for CCTV, baby monitors and web chats, are all connected to the internet but the default passwords were never changed, the website says. 

Insecam.com claims to feature more than 11,000 cameras in the US and over 2,000 in the UK.

There are 305 cameras listed under 'Ireland'.

The approximate location of the camera is also given, with a pin placed on Google Maps.

“Sometimes administrator (possible you too) forgets to change default password like 'admin:admin' or 'admin:12345' on security surveillance system, online camera or DVR. Such online cameras are available for all internet users,” the website reads.

“Here you can see thousands of such cameras located in cafes, shops, malls, industrial objects and bedrooms of all countries of the world.

“To browse cameras just select the country or camera type,” it continues.

“This site has been designed in order to show the importance of the security settings.

“To remove your public camera from this site and make it private the only thing you need to do is to change your camera password.”

Online Editors