Ashley Stanley is a professional nanny who spends every day with 1-year-old Samantha for a family in Houston. Monday morning they were joined in the baby’s bedroom by an anonymous, uninvited third party.
“I kept hearing this strange noise from over there by the crib,” she said.
She told KPRC she was changing a diaper when a stranger’s voice came over the baby monitor.
“They kept telling me that it’s a cute baby and ‘wow, that is a poopy diaper. I was like, ‘My goodness, are they watching me like right now?’”
Someone had managed to hack the system and access the camera. The camera can be controlled remotely to survey the entire room, even down the hallway into other parts of the house.
Apparently, the parent’s hadn’t properly set up security on the monitor. Authorities believe the stranger hacked into the family’s WiFi system and took control of the camera.