As USA Today noted way back in 2013, it’s very possible for hackers to watch you through your webcam.

So the scenario in “Shut Up and Dance” isn’t far off. Justice Department’s website tells the true story of “sextortionist” Luis Mijangos, who prosecutors accused of spying on more than 200 women through their webcams, and blackmailing some of them.

Sorry to the media but it's time to kill the stories and false headlines now.

In the immediacy of a grim break-up, very few of us emerge with any dignity intact.

But whereas most people keep their embarrassing behaviour hidden, there are others who pour their broken hearts out over social media.

And what she discovered next was even more unsettling.“We were sleeping in bed, and basically heard some music coming from the nursery, but then when we went into the room the music turned off,” the mom told KTTC.

“We were able to track down the IP address through the Foscam software, and found out that it was coming from Amsterdam.” STORY: Nanny Freaks as Baby Monitor Is Hacked " data-reactid="30"STORY: Nanny Freaks as Baby Monitor Is Hacked Following a link in the address, she says she was led to a website with thousands of photos from the inside of various homes in more than 15 different countries. “And it’s not just nurseries,” said the mother of the spaces under surveillance.

“It’s people’s living rooms, their bedrooms, their kitchens. “It happens every day,” security camera expert Bryan Lagarde tells Yahoo Parenting.

Every place that people think is sacred and private in their home is being accessed.“STORY: The Disturbing Facebook Trend of Stolen Kids Photos “You can literally just sort by whatever country suits your fancy and sort by whatever rooms that you fancy,” continued the mom, who added that whomever hacked into their nanny cam could also control the camera and move it around to view different spots. “People just don’t realize that there are websites dedicated to finding open webcams and posting the footage.” Project Nola, the largest crime camera system in the country, says parents can protect themselves with a few easy steps.A third simply monitors an Ottawan’s front driveway, while the fourth stands guard over somebody’s back door. One hacked camera in Arizona was tapped into a daycare showing the daily activities and napping routine of a group of toddlers.The hackers have been able to access the live feeds as a result of lax security practices by the webcam owners.Adam Schreck recalled his moment of horror in an ABC News “Good Morning, America” report.“The voice was screaming, ‘Wake up, baby; wake up, baby.'” Then, in a scene reminiscent of the macabre TV classic “The Twilight Zone,” the man who had obviously hacked into the Schreck’s system began moving the camera.“The camera then turned and looked at me and it started screaming some obscenities at me,” Adam Schreck said.