Gold Sponsors
Array Telepresence Logo   Human Productivity Lab Logo   Ashton Bentley Logo
Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors
Telepresence Options Magazine

Latest Telepresence and Visual Collaboration News:
Full Article:

Ex-Official Says FBI Can Secretly Activate an Individual's Webcam Without the Indicator Light Turning On

December 9, 2013 | Telepresence Options

FBI Computer Webcam Spying

Story and images by Oliver Darcy / The Blaze

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."

Continue Reading...

Add New Comment

Telepresence Options welcomes your comments! You may comment using your name and email (which will not be displayed), or you may connect with your Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or DISQUS account.