'Horrified' girl spied on in the bath by webcam hackers
A 20 year old student from Glasgow says she fell victim to webcam hackers who spied on her while she was in the bath.
Rachel Hyndman told BBC Radio 5 live Breakfast that she was left "horrified" and "frightened" by the incident.
The BBC Radio 5 live investigation also uncovered websites where hackers trade pictures of people captured on their own webcams without their knowledge, and a black market where access to compromised computers can be bought and sold for a few pence each.
Online safety charity Childnet International advises that webcams should be disconnected when not in use, and teenagers should not leave webcams in bedrooms or other private areas.
- 20 June 2013
- BBC News