SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Cybersecurity experts say webcams and other smart devices played a role in last month’s massive internet outage.
Hackers used these gadgets to launch a botnet attack which crippled websites like Netflix, Amazon, and Twitter for hours.
KRON4’s Tech Reporter Gabe Slate met with a cybersecurity firm and shows us just how easy it is to hack a webcam and what you can do to protect yourself.
Watch the above video to see Gabe’s full report.
Security software to scan webcams for vulnerability: https://www.avast.com/en-us/f-home-network-security