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Phone Privacy: A Layered, Necessary Approach to Security

Posted by Michael Sorrentino on

Reports flooded the internet this week that left parents reeling for the safety of their children. A Russian, hacker-run website published live feeds of many families’ private webcams, all of which were streaming live to a “password-protected” website, intended for parents worried about their children’s sleeping security. So how does this happen – continue to happen – in this day and age? One problem is that many web camera owners don’t change the default password, making it infinitely easier for creepy sites like this to gain access.In my line of work, this begs the question: is it possible for someone to...

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