New computer virus for voyeurs

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New computer virus for voyeurs

A new computer virus takes spying on victims one step farther than most worms – the malicious program is capable of switching on webcams, allowing the author to literally peek into victims’ lives. The virus, called Rbot-GR, isn’t spreading much, according to antivirus firm Sophos. Still, the technique is “creepy,” says spokesman Graham Cluley, and it brings digital voyeurism to new heights.

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