Britain’s top spy agency has been literally peeking in on private webcam use and discovering a great deal of “undesirable nudity”, the Guardian reports.
It says the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) had been randomly snatching images off millions of webcam users between 20.“Optic Nerve”, as the operation was named, hit more than 1.8 million Yahoo chat conversations globally in one six month period alone.
For one year, a hacker spied on Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf through her computer's webcam.
The man, who went to high school with Wolf, downloaded software for about , "creepware," that let him manipulate her web camera without her knowing.
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But everyone could just tell that it was definitely me and people were already aware, and I could also just tell that it was me [in the photos].
Ninety-seven people were recently arrested for spying with the software, called Blackshades Remote Access Tool.