I’ve discussed before the problem of perverts and cyberstalkers using malware to grab control over their victims’ webcams , in order to secretly spy upon people in their bedrooms.
On occasions, hackers have exploited the technology to blackmail young women into posing naked, threatening that they will send other comproming photos to their online friends.
Much of the malicious software we see today is designed to steal your identity, your passwords, your banking information – but it is just as easy to program a spyware Trojan horse to take over your webcam.
That’s why I was interested to see this new USB webcam from Gsou…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.
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