‘It’s Santa, your best friend’ – hacker breaks into Ring camera and talks to 8-year-old in her bedroom

‘It’s Santa, your best friend’ – hacker breaks into Ring camera and talks to 8-year-old in her bedroom
 

The terrifying reality of poor cyber security has been brought home to one family in Mississippi when the security camera in their children’s room was hacked.
The camera, made by ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) company Ring had only been installed in the bedroom for four days before it was compromised.
Chillingly, the hacker didn’t just watch the family’s 8-year-old daughter in her room – he actually talked to her.
‘I’m Santa Clause, don’t you want to be my best friend?’ the unknown cybercriminal taunted, causing the young girl to scream for her mum.
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13 December 2019 in Hot News, Views: 25
Source: Metro
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