Friday, December 20, 2013
FourthAmendment.com excerpts this article. In part:
Marcus Thomas, former assistant director of the FBI's Operational Technology Division in Quantico, said in a recent story in The Washington Post that the FBI has been able to covertly activate a computer's camera - without triggering the light that lets users know it is recording - for several years. Now research from Johns Hopkins University provides the first public confirmation that it's possible to do just that, and demonstrates how.