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ESET security expert Stephen Cobb says, ‘The most important thing for webcam security is to register your camera.
‘Follow the advice on the packaging.’ Speaking to Popular Mechanics, Cobb says that unless cameras are registered, the manufacturers will find it hard to locate and push firmware updates to the camera – leaving users insecure.
If you are using surveillance or security cameras, don’t point them at anything which could give away details about your identity or your location.
The woman was shocked when she received two nude photos of herself by e-mail.
Remember, if you can access your video footage over the internet then what is stopping someone else from doing the same?
Many modern models come with a ‘privacy shield’ to block the lens – if you have one, use it when the camera isn’t in use.
The photos had been taken over a period of several months — without her knowledge — by the built-in camera on her laptop.
Fortunately, the FBI was able to identify a suspect: her high school classmate, a man named Jared Abrahams. W., later identified herself on Twitter as Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf.
Many homes have not one but several cameras aimed inside the home – and that’s not including the ones inside smartphones and tablets.
As baby monitors and surveillance cameras have boomed in popularity, so have the risks – as highlighted by a Russian site showing off feeds from thousands of unsecured cameras.
But Wolf says she never saw the light on her laptop go on.