Blog Posts Tagged with "Webcams"


Canadian Hacker Arrested for Creating Zombie Botnet

July 20, 2011 Added by:Headlines

Canadian authorities have arrested a 24 year old professional information security manager on charges of creating a botnet. Joseph Mercer also infected systems with keylogging software to harvest information, as well as software that allowed him to capture images from unsuspecting victim's webcams...

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Dealing With Daily Digital Surveillance

March 07, 2011 Added by:Robert Siciliano

"Step out your front door and you could be captured in a high-resolution photograph taken from the air or street by Google or Microsoft... Drive down a city thoroughfare, cross a toll bridge, or park at certain shopping malls and your license plate will be recorded and time-stamped...”

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Feeling Like Somebody Is Watching You?

January 29, 2011 Added by:Theresa Payton

If you went to the airport, bank, or a store today, you probably expected to be watched. But those are the old school ways of being watched. Now, the smartphone in your pocket could watch you or your laptop webcam can watch you. Having an emotional reaction? There's a wristband monitor for that...

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Top Ten Threats to Your Privacy in 2010

December 29, 2010 Added by:Headlines

Some of the threats came from the usual suspects: criminal syndicates, hackers and all-around cyber miscreants. Other threats emanated from the activities of legitimate industry giants and even government agencies, reinforcing the fact that consumer privacy is under attack on multiple fronts...

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