News and Updates on Information Technology

United Kingdom – NurseryCam

Exploit: Hacking
NurseryCam: Childcare Monitoring App

Risk to Small Business: 1.993 = Severe

A security flaw enabled hackers to gain access to user information at NurseryCam, a service that allows parents to observe their child’s nursery school or daycare experience in more than 40 UK locations. This is the second security flaw reported as discovered by researchers at NurseryCam.

Individual Risk: 2.822 = Moderate

The flaw allowed hackers access to client information for parents who use the service including usernames, passwords, real names and email addresses

Customers Impacted: Unknown

How it Could Affect Your Customers’ Business: Repeated security incidents will turn customers off, especially for companies that handle potentially sensitive data or access to sensitive environments like cameras in childcare facilities.