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.Wolf’s attacker had installed the infamous Blackshades malware on her laptop – a type of Trojan horse malware used to control computers remotely.The icon is disguised as “My Utilities,” so no one will ever guess there are private photos tucked away in your phone.There is an “Intruder stopper” option plays fake video upon opening. Whatever you like doing, if you use the internet you might have met people online who want to chat.With over 2 billion people on the internet there are plenty of people to meet.Experience from the front lines Every day, DMCA.com's professional staff handle takedown cases for clients who have found their personal and very intimate pictures, or videos, published online on for all to see. Almost always their reputation has been severely impacted by the online publication of these deeply personal photos or videos.Shockingly, in most cases, these very intimate, personal pictures or videos were found online by family, friends or even coworkers.
In the age of powerful internet search engines and social networking it is too easy for anyone (husband, boss, clients, co-workers, parents etc.) to connect your name to recently published, intimate pictures or videos that have been uploaded onto the internet. While we cannot stop what has already happened we want to stop this tragic situation from happening to you, your family or friends.
There is no way of knowing if someone is telling the truth.
It’s a fact that there are some people who use the internet to chat to young people because they want to hurt them or make them do things they don’t want to.
If you send an embarrassing picture or video to a friend it could end up anywhere.
If you post it online anyone could see it, including your parents, teachers or future employers! Confidential means not telling anyone else what you’ve said.