Alleged webcam peeping tom charged in Canada

Graham Cluley

Working in the computer security industry does mean from time-to-time that we come across some pretty unpleasant stories from the internet underworld. 

In the past we’ve told you about the lowlives who have preyed upon young women via webcams, using malware to either secretly capture movies of victims in their bedrooms or blackmailing them into removing their clothes.  This seems to have been an international problem, with investigations into webcam perverts taking place in countries such as Spain, Great Britain, and Cyprus.

The latest case to come to light is of a 27-year-old man who has been Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.

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Graham Cluley is a veteran of the anti-virus industry having worked for a number of security companies since the early 1990s when he wrote the first ever version of Dr Solomon's Anti-Virus Toolkit for Windows. Now an independent security analyst, he regularly makes media appearances and is an international public speaker on the topic of computer security, hackers, and online privacy. Follow him on Twitter at @gcluley, on Mastodon at @[email protected], or drop him an email.