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Bedroom web cam of Texas girls hacked

Posted at 8:37 AM, Aug 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-11 11:37:30-04

A Texas mother was horrified after she found out that complete strangers were able to view her daughter's bedroom online.

The mom had set up a camera to keep an eye on her 8-year-old twin daughters and 6-year-old daughter.

She was unaware that the live stream was being broadcast via an app named Live Stream Viewer until another mother in Oregon contacted her through Facebook.

The mom says that what happened was a parent's worst nightmare. She has since disconnected the camera and changed her passwords.

Security experts say that if a camera is connected to the internet, then they are vulnerable to be hacked and shared with anyone.