Photos: The 11 least secure connected devices

2. Baby monitors

While new parents may find it convenient to connect smart baby cameras to their smartphone, security expert Emily Patterson said most monitors aren't designed to be secure.

"Some parents may not think to change the default password, which leaves the device open to anyone who knows or finds the simple password to that batch," Patterson said. "The firmware on these monitors doesn't necessarily update automatically which, again, leaves them open to hacks."

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By Olivia Krauth

Olivia Krauth is an Education Reporter at Insider Louisville.