A man is due to be sentenced today in the country's first cyberstalking case.
Andrew Meldrum, 30, remotely filmed a woman using software he installed on her laptop.
Meldrum has admitted three counts of unauthorised access to computer material and was found guilty of two counts of voyeurism after a trial at Woolwich Crown Court.
A woman watched in her bedroom by a man who bugged her webcam tells ITV News of her shock, but backs decision not to jail him immediately.
As online harrassment appears to be becoming more common, some simple steps can be taken to greatly reduce the risk to you and your family.