Security Camera Co. Settles FTC Suit Over Hacked Feeds

Law360, Chicago (September 4, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A company that sells Internet-connected video cameras to consumers has agreed to settle with the Federal Trade Commission over allegations that its porous security allowed hackers to webcast live feeds from hundreds of its customers’ homes, the FTC said Wednesday.

Torrance, Calif.-based Trendnet Inc. — whose SecurView cameras were marketed uses including home security and baby monitoring — agreed to a host of measures designed to bolster its security programs and protect consumers in order to resolve the administrative action, according to a statement from the...
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