British espionage intercepts webcams of millions of ...

British espionage intercepts webcams of millions of …

February 28, 2014

A security flaw in Chrome allows you to be spied on your webcamAccording to the newspaper The Guardian, the UK spy agency, in collaboration with the US NSA, captured and stored images from the webcams of millions of users with Yahoo! accounts, and who were not suspected of malpractices in Internet.

According to the newspaper, the files found date from 2008 and 2010 and detail the use of an optical technology program capable of storing the images from the chats on this platform and sending them to the databases of the British state agency. . Under this method, the security organization would have captured webcam images of 1.8 million users around the world in just six months, according to the information in the newspaper.

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