The cameras range from those in private homes to businesses, all tapped without the owners' approval.
A side panel on the Insecam homepage gives a breakdown of where each camera is by country.
Laptop and USB-connected webcams are not included, Mashable reports.
In the United States alone there are over 11,000 feeds on the site.
"There are a lot of ways to search such cameras in internet using Google, search software or specialized search sites." The website then lists over a dozen examples of how to search security cameras in Google.
Goel showed us a video feed from an area described as the Aberdeen proving ground, a US Army facility in Maryland. Good thing we weren’t crooks trying to case the place.
PIX11 found over 100 cameras around Manhattan with a Google Maps zoom-in of the location.
Users can also see the manufacturer of the camera, the default login and password.
Several media outlets reported the breach when the site posted the feeds online.
However, if a picture from your webcam appears here and you object to that, let us know and it will be removed.
NEW YORK (PIX11) -- A Russian hacking group is suspected of breaking into thousands of surveillance cameras around the world and posting live feeds online.
There is even a maps display giving us the exact location from there the feed is coming from.
But perhaps, what’s more disturbing, Goel says protecting yourself against the world’s peeping toms is as simple as updating the default credentials on these camera devices Cyber security experts tell KDVR that it's not difficult for hackers to access the cameras because many users have generic usernames and passwords.