Found this unfortunate story of a young guy blackmailed via Skype (owned by Microsoft) Shows how anyone can manipulate your cameras on your laptop and smart phones if you are not wary! – Mick Raven
29th March 2016
More Info for your (or their!!! ) pleasure – Mick Raven
Before and after: my iPhone with the sticky tape.I usually use a much smaller square piece of sticky tape.
Almost all of us use an electronic device with a camera on a daily basis.
Be they on a smartphone, laptop or desktop computer, these cameras follow us everywhere.
What might surprise you though is that they can be used to spy on you remotely, and that the warning lights can be disabled.
Perhaps you’re reading this article using a smartphone while on the toilet (almost a third of people admit to surfing the web there).
Now think again about that camera staring back at you. Where else do you position your computer, tablet or smartphone’s camera, and what might someone see if they watched you constantly? Perhaps it’s your bedroom antics, your daily nude stroll around the house or you picking your nose.
Read more: www.smh.com.au