Solved is my webcam hacked

March 15, 2013 at 08:08:07
Specs: Windows 7
i turned on my laptop today, went on chrome to look at sky sports and my webcam light came on, its a built in webcam on a dell laptop and its never happened before, could someone be accesing my webcam and if so how do i check and get rid of it

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March 17, 2013 at 09:06:54
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Is it possible you have Gesture Control or something similar? I can navigate through webpages and forums by simple motions captured through my webcam...

With that said, the most common way to access a persons webcam is by the installation of a program that triggers the webcam on certain events, such as program execution.

If you truly believe that someone may have access to your webcam either by a malicious program (Trojan) or even may have had access to your PC without your knowledge, I would suggest contacting a professional who can inspect your system.

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March 17, 2013 at 14:48:36
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Let it do a quick pre scan, then click Scan, when finished click Delete. It will produce a log, copy and paste the log in your next reply.

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