Hacked footage of Aussie babies sleeping appears on Russian website

HACKED footage of Aussie babies asleep in their cots has appeared on a Russian website.

Fairfax Media reports, the British privacy watchdog has found hackers have targeted live feeds from thousands of homes around the world and uploaded the footage to the website

The British Information Commissioner’s Office (BICO) are threatening action and have urged Russian authorities to shut the site down.


The website accesses the webcams by using the default login credentials which are freely available online.

Australians who use webcams to remotely monitor their children and property are vulnerable.