Thai officials say prison cameras were hacked, broadcast


Many surveillance cameras, along with other gadgets, are linked online in what has become known as the Internet of Things, or IoT. — AFP

Authorities in Thailand say they are investigating an apparent online break-in by a computer hacker that allowed him to broadcast surveillance video from inside a prison in the country's south.

Thai media reported that the video was broadcast live on YouTube for several hours Tuesday by an account with the name BigBrother's Gaze. It showed prisoners' activities from several different security cameras.

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