Once you’ve done this, and you’ve rid your computer of any malware lurking about, you can reinstall the drivers and disable the firewall rule.Fortunately, there are ways you can avoid going through this whole ordeal in the first place. First things first – cover your cameras when you’re not using them.Someone could be watching you through your webcam, without you even realising.
He says you should ‘regularly update and patch devices, drivers and applications’ to make sure you’re protecting your device.
Threats can include that the material will be sent to all your Facebook friends or posted on You Tube. If you meet someone online avoid letting them have intimate photos or videos.
Even if they are not a scammer there are still risks.
But this summer's revelations highlighted the urgent need to reform government surveillance practices worldwide.
'The balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual - rights that are enshrined in our Constitution.