Dec 082013
 

Oliver Darcy writes:

The FBI can secretly activate a computer’s webcam to spy on an individual without turning on the indicator light, a former official revealed to the Washington Post in an article published Friday.

According to the Washington Post’s account of what Marcus Thomas — former assistant director of the FBI’s Operational Technology Division in Quantico — said, “The FBI has been able to covertly activate a computer’s camera — without triggering the light that lets users know it is recording — for several years, and has used that technique mainly in terrorism cases or the most serious criminal investigations.”

Read more on The Blaze.

  One Response to “FBI can secretly activate your webcam, without you being any the wiser – ex-official”

  1. Reasons like this is why I’m glad I don`t use those stupid devices.

    Ditto for mobile phones with cameras.

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