Parents Alerted Over NurseryCam Breach
NurseyCam is a system which records children and staff whilst at Nursery, allowing parents to virtually log in and view their children in real time.
Although NurseyCam apologised for the incident, they also outlined that they did not believe any youngsters or staff were watched without permission as a result of the breach. The system was shut down with immediate effect as a precautionary measure once the breach was uncovered. The service would remain in a suspended state until further notice and the ICO had been notified of the breach.
The access was obtained via the third party by obtaining log in credential access; which was available due to a loop hole in the NurseyCam system. This therefore allowed parents viewing accounts to become exposed to unfold their:
- Full names
- Email addresses