Webcam Spying in the News

'Webcam hackers caught me wanking, demanded $10k ransom'

 

http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/programs/hack/webcam-hackers-catch-man-wanking-demand-ransom/7668434

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Mark Zuckerberg Covers His Laptop Camera With Tape

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/mark-zuckerberg-computer-tape_us_576aaf94e4b0c0252e77e707 

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The Hacker is Watching

 

http://www.gq.com/story/luis-mijangos-hacker-webcam-virus-internet

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Dozens of Arrests in 'Blackshades' Hacking Around the World

 

http://abcnews.go.com/Blotter/dozens-arrests-blackshades-hacking-world/story?id=23778246

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Webcam privacy:  Jeff Rossen shows easy fix to protect you from hackers

Computer hackers have gotten so good at turning on our webcams remotely that even FBI Director James Comey is worried about his privacy. Fortunately, there’s an easy fix. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen demonstrates.

http://www.today.com/video/webcam-privacy-jeff-rossen-shows-easy-fix-to-protect-you-from-hackers-766682691615 

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FBI director James Comey recommends that everyone put a cover on their computer’s webcam

https://9to5mac.com/2016/09/14/fbi-director-webcam-cover/

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WAKE UP CALL: Mom learns daughters' bedroom webcam was hacked

  

http://abc13.com/news/mom-learns-daughters-bedroom-webcam-was-hacked/1465134/

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Mark Zuckerberg Covers His Laptop Camera; you should consider it too

 

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/06/23/technology/personaltech/mark-zuckerberg-covers-his-laptop-camera-you-should-consider-it-too.html?_r=0 

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Why Women Shouldn't Use the Same Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram Picture

 

 http://www.elle.com/culture/books/reviews/a29535/the-smart-girls-guide-to-privacy-book-review/

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 'Blackshades' webcam spying ring leader gets over four years in prison

 

https://www.engadget.com/2015/06/24/blackshades-leader-gets-prison-sentence/

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Spying through strangers' webcams just got easier

 

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/01/28/spying-through-strangers-webcams-just-got-easier.html

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 Hackers Prey on Teens With YouTube’s ‘RAT’ Infestation: Selling Slaving

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sue-scheff/hackers-prey-on-teens-wit_b_7920580.html

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You Should Never, Ever Leave Your Webcam Uncovered When You Aren't Using It

 

http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2013/12/19/webcam_security_never_leave_it_uncovered_if_you_aren_t_using_it.html

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How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)

 

http://www.howtogeek.com/210921/how-to-disable-your-webcam-and-why-you-should/

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Report: Hackers spying through computer microphones, webcams

 

http://www.wsmv.com/story/29683745/report-hackers-spying-through-computer-microphones-webcams

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'Tape Your Webcam': Horrifying Malware Broadcasts You to the World

 

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2015/07/29/tape-your-webcam-horrifying-malware-broadcasts-you-to-the-world

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Current Laws Fail to Protect Victims of Webcam Spying

 

http://observer.com/2015/03/current-laws-fail-to-protect-victims-of-webcam-spying/

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The most important Windows 10 security settings for guarding your privacy

 

http://bgr.com/2015/08/05/windows-10-privacy-security-tips-tricks/

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Hacked webcams: Is your home next?

 

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/11/21/hacked-webcams-is-your-home-next.html?intcmp=ob_homepage_tech&intcmp=obnetwork

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Leaked Snapchat images should serve as a wake-up call to users, expert says

 

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/10/13/expert-leaked-snapchat-images-should-serve-as-wake-up-call-to-users.html?intcmp=obnetwork

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Someone’s always watching: Hacker sends woman photos of her evening from her own webcam

 

http://www.digitaltrends.com/computing/hacker-sends-woman-photos-from-her-own-webcam/

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73,000 Webcams Are Open to Peeping Toms — Is Yours?

 

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/adam-levin/73000-webcams-are-open-to_b_6195846.html?utm_hp_ref=business&ir=Business

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Russian Webcam Hackers Spy on Bedrooms and Offices

 

http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/security/russian-webcam-hackers-spy-bedrooms-offices-n252431

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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/rebecca-abrahams/your-computer--phone-came_b_5398896.html

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http://motherboard.vice.com/read/a-hacker-claims-to-have-leaked-40gb-of-docs-on-government-spy-tool-finfisher

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If you see this woman's knickers in your Facebook feed, don't click the link

 

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/article/Hackers-stealing-more-sexual-photos-for-extortion-5650166.php

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Hackers stealing more sexual photos for extortion

 

http://www.sfgate.com/technology/article/Hackers-stealing-more-sexual-photos-for-extortion-5650166.php

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Naked images are hackers' new ploy
Police say thieves threaten to post them if their conditions aren’t met

 

http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2014/aug/03/naked-images-are-hackers-new-ploy-20140/

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'They watched me in the bath via my laptop': How webcam hackers spy on women in their homes

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2344701/They-watched-bath-laptop-How-webcam-hackers-spy-women-homes.html

 

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How Women Can Stop Webcam Hacker Creeps from Watching You

 

http://www.thewire.com/technology/2013/03/how-women-can-stop-webcam-hackers/62950/

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HOW TO KEEP THE NSA FROM SPYING THROUGH YOUR WEBCAM

 

https://www.wired.com/2014/03/webcams-mics/

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Inside the Murky World of Webcam Hackers

 

http://gizmodo.com/5989877/inside-the-murky-world-of-webcam-hackers

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Is Your MacBook Webcam Watching You?

 

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2428635,00.asp

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Hackers Extorting With Stolen Photos Increasingly Common

 

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-07-21/hackers-extorting-with-stolen-photos-increasingly-common

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Hack Skype Webcams At The Click Of A Button!

 

http://hackskypewebcam.com/

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UK, US spies hacked into webcam feeds of millions of Yahoo users

 

http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/02/27/uk-us-spies-hacked-webcams-millions-yahoo-users.html

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What Does the Law Say About Using Someone's Webcam or Computer Microphone to Spy on Them?

http://www.hg.org/article.asp?id=31868

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All About Blackshades, the Malware That Lets Hackers Watch You Through Your Webcam

 

http://www.motherjones.com/politics/2014/05/blackshades-malware-remote-access-webcam-fbi

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FBI warns against people hacking into web cams

 

http://abc13.com/archive/8925225/

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Webcams taken over by hackers, charity warns

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-22967622

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Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams

 

http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2013/03/rat-breeders-meet-the-men-who-spy-on-women-through-their-webcams/

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FBI: Webcam hacking next big cyber crime

 

http://www.wapt.com/whos-accountable/fbi-webcam-hacking-next-big-cyber-crime/19985620#!bsh9vg

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How hackers can switch on your webcam and control your computer

 

http://www.smh.com.au/digital-life/consumer-security/how-hackers-can-switch-on-your-webcam-and-control-your-computer-20130328-2gvwv

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Smile! Hackers Can Silently Access Your Webcam Right Through The Browser (Again)

 

https://techcrunch.com/2013/06/13/smile-hackers-can-silently-access-your-webcam-right-through-the-browser-again/

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More than 90 people arrested in 'creepware' hacker sting as victim Miss Teen USA describes 'terror' at being watched through her webcam for a YEAR

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2638874/More-90-people-nabbed-creepware-hacker-sting-victim-Miss-Teen-USA-describes-terror-watched-webcam-YEAR.html

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Hacking into someone's webcam isn't funny

 

https://www.grahamcluley.com/2014/06/webcam-hack-video/

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Miss Teen USA Lived Through Your Worst Hacking Nightmare—Hear Her Frightening Story

http://www.teenvogue.com/story/cassidy-wolf-hacking

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How to Tell If Your Webcam Has Been Hacked

 

http://techin.oureverydaylife.com/tell-webcam-hacked-33446.html

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Webcam Hackers: There’s an Eye Watching You

 

 

http://nobullying.com/webcam-hackers-theres-an-eye-watching-you/

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Webcam hackers can spy on you in secret

 

http://www.today.com/news/webcam-hackers-can-spy-you-secret-1C8095607

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