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Webcams Can Be Found Using IoT Search Engine

Shodan, a search engine for the Internet of Things — the network made up of Internet-connected devices — has a section that allows users to browse vulnerable webcams. Yikes. According to Ars Technica, the feed features things like marijuana growing rooms, kids sleeping on nanny cams, and the back rooms of banks. And also: "kitchens, living rooms, garages, front gardens, back gardens, ski slopes, swimming pools, colleges and schools, laboratories, and cash register cameras in retail stores." Really, anywhere there's a webcam, there can be someone looking through it who isn't supposed to. Annnnnd I just got the shivers.

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