Don't think your life's interesting enough to be snooped on?It doesn't matter, malware expert and Chief Strategy Officer at Blancco Technology Group, Richard Stiennon, told Norton: "We all have to become aware that our every action could be watched." Unless you're being specifically targeted by someone you know – unlikely, but possible – hackers often take a scatter gun approach, attempting to fool many, knowing they will be able to prey on the few foolish enough to click their dodgy links (free penis enlargement pills, anyone? It might sound obvious – like looking both ways before crossing the street – but make sure your device is running some solid anti-virus software if you're worried about unwanted watchers.It's not just webcam blackmailers you need to worry about: people can and are gaining an all-too-intimate look into our lives, and surprisingly easily at that.Hit the alarm and run for your life, we've got a code red.
The makers of the film are urging people to be more cautious with their online behaviours, technologies and security.
You've probably seen people in your local coffee shop with a bit of sticky tape, part of a post-It note or a plaster over their laptop's camera - heck, even Facebook founder and full-on billionaire Mark Zuckerberg does just that.
Well, it turns out that's the most effective means of keeping secure, even if some new fangled hack manages to bypass your antiviral software.
The most common, however, is through the use of Trojan horse malware.
This is malicious code hidden within seemingly innocent files that once downloaded will do its thing and give the wrong'uns backdoor control of your device.
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Well, that and make sure you keep your kit on while it's in use.