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73,000 Webcams Are Open to Peeping Toms -- Is Yours?

Adam Levin | Posted 01.21.2015 | Technology
Adam Levin

If the thought of being the unwitting star of your own prime time reality show gives you the willies, consider the recent revelation that more than 73,000 unsecured webcams and surveillance cameras are, as I write this column, viewable on a Russian-based website.

5 Lessons I Learned From Swimming With the Sharks (Shark Tank, That Is)

CJ Isakow | Posted 07.30.2014 | Business
CJ Isakow

The lessons I learned along the way make me confident that one day I'll be sharing a drink by the pool with the Sharks as colleagues, not bait.

Your Computer and Phone Cameras Are On -- Beware!

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 07.27.2014 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Co-authored by Dr. Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO Ziklag Systems Spying through smartphone cameras, computer webcams, laptops and tablets is widesprea...

HORRIFYING: Stranger Talks To Child Via Hacked Baby Monitor

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.14.2013 | Technology

If you need another reason to make sure your networks are secure and up to date, here it is: hacked baby monitors. In a true nightmare story, two T...

Domestic Surveillance: Spy vs. Spy, American vs. American

Steven Kurlander | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics
Steven Kurlander

Spy technology continues to become ever more sophisticated-and deadly too. That's sparked a major debate about how domestic spying should be limited to ensure constitutional safeguards of US citizens.

Dharun Ravi Set To Leave Prison

Posted 06.16.2012 | Crime

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The former Rutgers University student convicted of using a webcam to spy on his roommate will likely be released from pri...

Dharun Ravi Appeals Conviction For Spying On Tyler Clementi

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 06.12.2012 | Crime

Lawyers for Dharun Ravi are appealing his conviction for bullying and spying on Tyler Clementi, his freshman roommate at Rutgers University. Ravi,...

Michael McLaughlin

BREAKING: Dharun Ravi Sentenced For Spying On Tyler Clementi

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.21.2012 | Crime

Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail as part of a probationary sentence today for spying on his college roommate with a webcam and writing abo...

Dharun Ravi Awaits Sentencing

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.22.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: May 21, 12:51 p.m. -- Dharun Ravi was sentenced to 30 days in jail, probation and community service. Click here for more information. PR...

Prosecutors Wants Dharun Ravi Behind Bars For Webcam Spying

Reuters | Posted 07.10.2012 | Crime

(Adds comment from M.B.'s lawyer, details) By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, May 10 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Thursday recom...

Is It Possible for Hackers to Access My Computer's Webcam?

Quora | Posted 07.07.2012 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Feross Aboukhadijeh, Stanford undergraduate, computer security enthusiast, and blogger Yes, bad guys...

Dharun Ravi Feels 'Very Sorry About Tyler'

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 03.23.2012 | Crime

Breaking more than a year of silence, Dharun Ravi spoke for the first time about spying on his gay former roommate Tyler Clementi and insisted he's no...

Summations Abruptly Postponed In Rutgers Webcam Spy Trial

Posted 03.13.2012 | Crime

Closing arguments in the trial of Dharun Ravi came to an abrupt halt Tuesday morning and have been postponed until the afternoon. Defense attorney ...

UPDATE: Tyler Clementi's Mystery Date Takes Stand

Posted 03.02.2012 | Crime

UPDATE: 12:08 p.m. -- The man known only as "M.B." testified today that it was "strange" to see a webcam pointed at him while he had a sexual encounte...

Dharun Ravi 'Appeared Uncomfortable' With Gay Roommate

Posted 03.01.2012 | Crime

Dharun Ravi "appeared uncomfortable" with his gay roommate, according to damaging testimony from an ultimate frisbee teammate today. New Jersey pr...

Ex-Rutgers Student 'Overwhelmed' When Tyler Clementi Disappeared

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2012 | Crime

By Jonathan Allen NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb 28 (Reuters) - A former Rutgers University student became "overwhelmed with emotions" when...