Given that megastar internet search engine Google became its own verb a few years ago, we've all come to acknowledge that the wide and ever-expanding engine is becoming more powerful than ever before.
You can take a look at your own house from outer space via Google Earth, you can look at famous paintings - down to the very last grizzly brushstroke - via Google Art Project, and you can look at what's hot and what's not in Spain - or anywhere in the world - with Google Trends.
Police are sounding the alarm on webcam hacking after they say a hacker sent a 27-year-old Toronto woman intimate photos of herself and her boyfriend watching Netflix taken via her webcam.
According to police, the hacker sent the photos to the woman through Facebook.“We obviously had no idea it was taking place in the moment, but retroactively it was like a really, really deeply creepy feeling. I mean it does feel like there’s someone just in your home with you,” Chelsea Clark told Newstalk1010.
That said, given the nature of the sites affected, it has the potential to be compromising to some users if the data starts circulating widely.
Another 63 million come from adult webcam site Cams.com, 7 million come from adult magazine Penthouse.com, and over a million apiece from and i Cyber crooks hijacked more than 2,500 Twitter accounts and used them to post links to adult content in an attempt to cash in on affiliate programs that pay for sign-ups.Symantec researchers spotted compromises of the accounts of an electrofunk band, an international journalist from The Telegraph, and other high profile individuals during the campaign, according to a May 23 blog post.School districts have used RATs to spy on students in their bedrooms; rent-to-own computer stores have secretly watched their customers.Online, at places like Hack Forums.net, individuals, often men, trade and sell access to strangers' computers, often women, gained via RAT.One of the most well-known cases of webcam hacking revolves around Miss Teen USA winner Cassidy Wolf, who was tormented by an online stalker who captured nude images of her in her home using her webcam.