Customers who bought this product, we strongly recommend that you change the default ID password and use a strong Wi Fi password.'Sony SRS-XB40 has a built-in multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe.
In a rare 2015 interview, Ringley told Gimlet Media's podcast that she found herself at a loss for what to do with her impulse purchase and decided to put her amateur programming skills to the test.
She rigged her webcam to constantly record candid stills from inside her dorm room and upload a new image every 15 minutes to her site,
In the post, Ms Hamer wrote: 'I walked into the living room and I saw my camera move.'The camera went back and forth. 'While it is unclear how the hacker accessed to the webcam, there are several websites around that allow people to gain access to cameras to snoop on unsuspecting victims.
Ms Hamer, who works in financial services in Brummen, Netherlands, was at home when she noticed her Maxxter 3D moving on its own accord.
When Jennifer Ringley picked up a webcam at her college book store in 1996, she had no way of knowing she'd serve as the catalyst for an industry that's been estimated to pull in more than $1 billion in revenue annually.
Just two years earlier, Connectix, a small peripheral maker released the Quick Cam, a digital camera that sat on top of your Apple's Macintosh and delivered 320-x-240 black-and-white images at 15 frames per second for 0.
She has since posted chilling footage of the incident on Facebook Since the incident, Action, the firm that sells the Maxxter 3D webcam, has advised users to change their pin number.
In a statement on its website, Action wrote: 'In response to messages on Facebook and in the media about the possible hacking of a security camera purchased from Action, we would like to inform you that Action takes the security of its customers and the products we sell extremely seriously.'We are in touch with this customer about this incident.'In order to investigate the cause and to determine whether it is in camera or something else, the camera concerned is requested so that it can be checked by the supplier thoroughly.'Should it prove that the camera does not meet our requirements then it will, of course, be called back and we will inform our customers about this.'This camera has been sold at Action since May 2017.
Early on, she decided to giver her followers unrestricted access to her daily activities, including intimate moments like masturbation and sex.