Passwords for webcams

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It is feared that any poorly protected devices used by the troops, which have been sent to support Britain’s NATO allies in the region, could be used by hackers to obtain data such as GPS positions, emails or passwords.

We believe they are older Linksys IP cameras which are no longer being manufactured.“For these cameras we do not have a way to force customers to change their default passwords.

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“The problem is that people are not aware that they should be changing the passwords for these cameras very regularly.”Baylon also recommends covering up webcams when not in use.

“The majority of people working in cyber security have a piece of tape over their webcams,” she told Newsweek.

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