The teen's half-naked photos were later spread across the web.Consequently, Todd was bullied and intimidated to such a degree that in October 2012 she killed herself, and in doing so shone a spotlight on the horrifying abuse of the internet and webcams to extort young and impressionable girls.“This links to a living room where if you browse during the evening, she usually just sits there knitting,” said one user.
“I browsed through one of those unsecured webcam sites before and saw a lot of sleeping children and got creeped out,” said one user.“I get creeped out when nobody is home and I'm just watching an empty house,” said another.Users passed around links from Insecam, which the UK’s ICO warned users about today, as well as other sites collating open webcam feeds.British agents spied on millions of people through their webcams using a program likened to the surveillance system in George Orwell’s 1984, according to leaked secret documents.The surveillance agency GCHQ used a hacking program codenamed Optic Nerve to view British citizens in their homes as they used the Yahoo!While most of the webcams on the sites in question show empty houses and living rooms, some Reddit users picked through the site to find cameras showing women at home and elsewhere.
They shares photos of a “nice girl in Colombia” as well as women in living rooms in Hong Kong and Italy.Software can offer a definite piece of mind over browser-based solutions.Most of these apps can run quietly in the background, and can save footage to your hard drive for archiving.We're on the tail end of the summer vacation season, which according to the FBI is one of the peak periods of home burglaries. If not, there are a handful of ways to turn a computer into a tool that will alert you if someone's there who shouldn't be.Chances are good you're about to head out of town, leaving your dwelling to fend for itself against intruders. For the sake of this guide we're keeping things simple and limiting our list to free apps that work on PCs, Macs, or both. Later on we also have a section on specialty hardware that can take you beyond what most Webcams are capable of.Reddit users have been sharing compromising pictures from a website filled with hacked webcam feeds from people’s houses it emerged today, as watchdogs warned internet users that their own cameras could be at risk of appearing on the site.