Camfecting: how hackers attack by gaining access to your webcam

Just like the wooden horse of Greek mythology, a Trojan is a type of malware that is often disguised, in this case as legitimate software or program. Once installed on a device, it can give hackers full remote access to a person’s computer.

UNSW cybersecurity expert Professor Salil Kanhere says that we shouldn't assume Trojan attacks only occur in spy thriller movie plots. It is, he says, happening frequently to ordinary people today.

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