Webcam hacker spent up to 12 hours a day watching his victims

A hacker who used the notorious Blackshades RAT malware to hijack webcams on computers, and secretly watch people engaged in sexual activity, has avoided prison. Stefan Rigo, of Leeds in the United Kingdom, was said to have voyeuristically observed his victims – over half of whom were personally known to him – for between five … More Webcam hacker spent up to 12 hours a day watching his victims

The dirty secrets of webcam-hacking peeping toms and sextortionists

Virtually every computer sold today comes with a dirty little secret. It can spy on you. What’s more, if hackers can infect your computer with malware they can hijack your webcam and secretly watch you too – regardless of whether they’re based down the street or on the other side of the world. In some … More The dirty secrets of webcam-hacking peeping toms and sextortionists