Millions of IP cameras worldwide are unprotected

More than 3.5 million products made in China IP cameras are only protected by a provider’s default the passwordor completely lacking in protection, putting users at risk of eavesdropping, experts have warned.

New research from CyberNews (opens in a new tab) found over 458,000 devices protected only by working default credentials in the US alone, alongside almost 250,000 in the UK, with countries including Mexico, China, Republic of Korea , with India, Brazil and Russia also on the list.

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