Are you being watched through your own webcam or a baby monitor? It has been recently reported that webcam hackers are watching British families in their homes and they are streaming the live footage on a Russian website. This is not just happening in England. Right here in Montreal you can drive down almost any street and find at least one home or business wifi network that is not secure.
According to the FBI Russian malware called Fancy Bear has infected thousands of routers and has the potential to spread quickly. The malware can allow the perpetrators to collect information by reading people's internet activity, like email, web browsing, passwords etc..
Internet security researchers from Turstwave SpiderLabs report that nearly 2 million usernames and passwords for Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, Google, LinkedIn and other poplular sites have been compromised and distributed online.