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Breached webcam and baby monitor site flagged by watchdogs

The public is being warned about a Russian website that is streaming live footage from thousands of webcams in people's homes and private properties, ranging from baby monitors to CCTV systems.

The cameras are vulnerable because many people do not change the default password that comes with them.

The site has streams from more than 250 countries, and currently provides 500 feeds from the UK alone.

The BBC's Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

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