To learn more about Amazon Sponsored Products, click here.Did you know that hackers could access your webcam without your permission?Similarly, in April 2014, an Ohio-area family said they were woken up to hear a voice screaming at their baby to “wake up” through their baby monitor.
This was quickly followed by an email from the hacker, claiming to have nude photos of Wolf taken with her webcam. In interviews, Wolf said that she had no idea that she was being watched and that the light on her webcam was never lit. Police are sounding the alarm on webcam hacking after they say a hacker sent a 27-year-old Toronto woman intimate photos of herself and her boyfriend watching Netflix taken via her webcam.According to police, the hacker sent the photos to the woman through Facebook.“We obviously had no idea it was taking place in the moment, but retroactively it was like a really, really deeply creepy feeling. I mean it does feel like there’s someone just in your home with you,” Chelsea Clark told Newstalk1010.Sextortion Wolf is a victim of a growing trend called "sextortion," where an attacker uses information taken from victims' computers in order to blackmail them.Attackers typically demand nude photos from their victims as payment, though in Wolf's case the attacker reportedly demanded money.