Cyber Crime: Protecting Yourself

As part of our series on online fraud and identity theft, we asked experts for their advice on keeping safe on the web.

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Cyber Crime: Cafe owner urges people to cover up webcams

A cafe owner, tricked out of her life savings by fraudsters through a hacked laptop camera, is urging everyone to cover up their webcams. Jane Caldwell's accounts were emptied of one hundred thousand pounds.

Cyber security advisors say criminals are using malicious software to hack into cameras and watch for information on someone's financial life, even monitoring the screen as they bank online.

  • Rob Smith has the second report in our series on fighting cyber crime.

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