There are millions of cameras that are connected to the internet without any security. You can view and live stream these CCTV security cameras from your computer. All you need to do is a simple Google search like “inurl:view index.shtml” or “inurl view index.shtml“. After that you will see a lot of live cameras links in search results.
You can easily view these cameras because these are connected to internet without any security or authentication. Simply, click any of the results and it should take you to the live stream of a CCTV camera. However, not all of the links would be working but you can find a good number of working links.
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Stream Live CCTV Cameras from Anywhere in the World
This tutorial shows you, how to view and stream live CCTV cameras around the world. You can hack into these live cameras using simple google trick. So, let’s get started.
Step 1: Copy the Search String
Copy one of the strings shown below. Using these strings, you can find un-secured live CCTV security cameras from around the world.
inurl:"CgiStart?page=" inurl:/view.shtml intitle:"Live View" / – AXIS inurl:view/view.shtml inurl:ViewerFrame?Mode= inurl:ViewerFrame?Mode=Refresh inurl:axis-cgi/jpg inurl:axis-cgi/mjpg (motion-JPEG) (disconnected) inurl:view/indexFrame.shtml inurl:view /index.shtml inurl:view /view.shtml liveapplet intitle:"live view" intitle:axis intitle:liveapplet allintitle:"Network Camera NetworkCamera" (disconnected) intitle:axis intitle:"video server" intitle:liveapplet inurl:LvAppl intitle:"EvoCam" inurl:"webcam.html" intitle:"Live NetSnap Cam-Server feed" intitle:"Live View / – AXIS" intitle:"Live View / – AXIS 206M" intitle:"Live View / – AXIS 206W" intitle:"Live View / – AXIS 210" inurl:indexFrame.shtml Axis inurl:"MultiCameraFrame?Mode=Motion" (disconnected) intitle:start inurl:cgistart intitle:"WJ-NT104 Main Page" intitle:snc-z20 inurl:home/ intitle:snc-cs3 inurl:home/ intitle:snc-rz30 inurl:home/ intitle:"sony network camera" snc-p1? intitle:"sony network camera" snc-m1? site:.viewnetcam.com -www.viewnetcam.com intitle:"Toshiba Network Camera" user login intitle:"netcam live image" (disconnected) intitle:"i-Catcher Console – Web Monitor"
NOTE: Since, Google search trends change with time, some of the search terms mentioned above might not fetch useful results anymore.
Step 2: Do a Google Search
After you have copied the search term in previous step, open google.com in your browser. Now, paste the search string (“inurl view index.shtml” etc.) in the search box and press Enter.
You will get multiple links to view live CCTV cameras around the world. Not all of these links will take you to a working live camera. So, you will have to use trial and error method to find a working live camera.
Step 3: Stream Live CCTV Cameras on your Browser
Once you find the correct and working link, you will be able to view live stream of a CCTV camera. You can also Pan or Zoom on some cameras. However, most of them are in view only mode.
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Hack into Live Cameras Around the World
You see, it’s quite easy to find and view live stream of cameras over the internet. A simple Google search may provide you with various working live cameras links around the world. You may experiment with your search terms (like “inurl:view index.shtml“) to find more live CCTV cameras.
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