Tens of thousands of hacked security videos are being sold online. Many are fairly boring, showing people just sitting around their homes or hotels. Photo: Shutterstock
Tens of thousands of hacked security videos are being sold online. Many are fairly boring, showing people just sitting around their homes or hotels. Photo: Shutterstock

Hackers are stealing videos from private security cameras and selling them as home video tapes

  • Videos can cost as little as US$3 and the perpetrators offer ‘set meal’ packages with multiple live streams 
  • One man claims 8,000 videos were shared in one group chat within 20 days in February 

Tens of thousands of hacked security videos are being sold online. Many are fairly boring, showing people just sitting around their homes or hotels. Photo: Shutterstock
Tens of thousands of hacked security videos are being sold online. Many are fairly boring, showing people just sitting around their homes or hotels. Photo: Shutterstock
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