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Lingerie-wearing spammers find a good home in Dropbox

Don’t help spammers buy a whole new wardrobe by visiting their X-rated webcam websites.


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Hacking into someone’s webcam isn’t funny [VIDEO]

Watch this video, and ask yourself if you would find it funny if someone hacked your webcam.


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Webcam spying without turning on the LED? Researchers prove it’s possible

It’s news that will please internet perverts and Peeping Toms.

Turns out you can’t trust the LED indicator light on your webcam to tell you if you’re being spied upon or not…


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Miss Teen USA’s webcam hacker pleads guilty, faces prison

If you’re sexually inadequate, and thinking of getting some cheap kicks out of hacking into other people’s webcams, realise that you might well end up stuck in a prison cell with just cold porridge for company.


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Inside the mind of an online predator

Do you know the warning signs of an online predator?

Take care that you and your friends and family don’t fall victim to an internet stalker.


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Cyber-blackmail. British kids forced to perform slave-like sex acts live on webcam

Children are self-harming or taking their own lives, after falling victim to webcam blackmailers.

It’s one of the most disturbing things you’ll hear about on the internet – and it might be your children who are at risk.


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How stalking has been made easier by the internet, mobiles and social networks

Technology is causing the level of stalking to increase, with sometimes horrific results.

Jennifer Perry describes the different types of stalkers, and how they use modern technology to spy upon their innocent victims.


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Webcam hacker threatens Miss Teen USA

Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, says that she is the latest victim of sextortion – after a blackmailing hacker allegedly broke into her computer, took over her webcam and threatened to release candid secretly-taken photos of the teenager in her bedroom.


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Webcam chat blackmail leads to teenage boy’s suicide

Posting your Skype ID on Facebook or Twitter can be more dangerous than you could possibly imagine.

Let’s hope that the blackmailers are brought to justice soon and appropriately punished.


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Boy meets girl. Girl strips on webcam. Tells boy to do the same. Girl blackmails boy

Webcam extortion the other way around: hot girls extorting men.

Be careful out there, and keep your trousers on chaps.


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Hacker blackmailed 350 women into stripping on their webcams, FBI says

The FBI has arrested a 27-year-old man, who they claim hacked the accounts of Facebook users, and coerced hundreds of women into stripping while he watched via Skype.

Learn more about this case, and a history of other hackers who have spied on their victims via webcams.


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Counterattack! Suspected hacker caught on HIS WEBCAM, while spying on Georgia

The Georgian government’s CERT (Computer Emergency Response Team) claims it has linked an internet attack to Russia’s security services, and even turned the tables on a hacker it believes was involved by secretly taking over his computer and taking video footage of him.


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Mac malware spies on infected users through video and audio capture

After further analysis, more information has emerged about the Morcut Mac OS X malware which was discovered this week.


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Man who tricked women into taking hacked webcams into shower is jailed

It’s jail for a 21-year-old Californian man who tricked female victims into taking their spyware-infected laptops into the shower with them.

Thousands of secretly-taken still images and videos were found on Trevor Harwell’s computer.


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‘Peeping Tom’ webcam blackmailer jailed for six years

A man who hacked into over 100 computers, and used personal information stolen from them to extort sexually explicit videos of young women and teenage girls, has been sentenced to six years in prison.


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Apple webcam spyware artist investigated by Secret Service

The US Secret Service has confiscated computer equipment from a Brooklyn artist who installed webcam spyware on computers at two New York Apple stores.


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