If you are concerned about a specific cyber security issue you should seek professional advice.The Commonwealth, Enex Test Lab, and all other persons associated with this advisory accept no liability for any damage, loss or expense incurred as a result of the provision of this information, whether by way of negligence or otherwise.We don’t mean to unduly alarm you, but unsecured cameras on your computer could provide a malicious hacker with a direct window into your life.
Others have threatened to post the footage to porn sites or You Tube.
What you may believe to be a highly intimate and private moment may in fact be watched by a room full of strangers.
This malware is known as a Remote Access Trojan or RAT and can remotely activate your webcam, at the same time, disabling your camera indicator light. The information provided here is of a general nature. If you require specific advice you should contact your local technical support provider.
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Eventually, they may ask you to join a Skype (video) call with them.