Live video from hotel room spy cameras streamed online

Live video from hotel room spy cameras streamed online

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Approximately 1,600 people staying in South Korean hotel rooms throughout 30 hotels had their hotel stays broadcast livestreamed online. The video was hosted on a site where customers paid $44.95 per month to watch. In total, the website made approximately $6,000.

South Korea’s National Police Agency had arrested two people for the act, which involved using 1-millimenter cameras hidden in electric sockets and electronic devices.

While your next hotel room or house rental isn’t likely to be secretly recording you, if you want to be extra cautious, check out this Wikihow article explaining different techniques for finding hidden cameras.