Webcam Hacker Jailed for 4 Years for Spying on Teenager

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A 47-year-old computer technician has been jailed for four years after he hacked into a teenage girl’s webcam to spy on her.

The unnamed hacker used a Trojan horse virus to access the webcam remotely, which was passed on to the girl’s computer through an infected email.

Once he hacked into the webcam, he took images of her and threatened her with blackmail unless the teenager ‘posed’ indecently for him.

Source : Tech Radar
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