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Who has hijacked my webcam?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by TheSyndicate, Jun 4, 2007.

  1. #1
    Who or what has hijacked my webcam?


    I saw that the green light was on my webcam and that mean it’s sending. Normally I sit in a Towel in front of my computer because it’s hot her in Thailand but lucky me I have cloth on today. I turned the bloody cam to a dead spot but its still on.
    SEMrush
    How can I see what application using it? I closed all MSN and Skype
     
    TheSyndicate, Jun 4, 2007 IP
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  2. Jarodboy

    Jarodboy Prominent Member

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    Go to the Task manager and see if you find something abnormal
     
    Jarodboy, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    prilep Well-Known Member

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    Yes you should check your Task Manager and see if anything comes up under the cameras name. My camera always lights green lol :D.

    - Prilep :D
     
    prilep, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    Daz Guest

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    ITS ME! BWAHAHA!
    No, seriously - this is why when Im on a windows machine I ONLY ever plug in the webcam when I want to use it.
     
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    Kerosene Alpha & Omega™ Staff

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    You should see the big wall of hijacked webcam streams that Bill has in his "sexy room".
    [​IMG]
     
    Kerosene, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    Schappster Peon

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    #6
    hmmm I vote keeping cloths on until you figure it out ha :)

    Jason
     
    Schappster, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    BusinessForums.com Peon

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    LOL! Its a good idea to only plug in the webcam when you need to use it.
     
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  8. TheSyndicate

    TheSyndicate Prominent Member

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    well i think it was a website that did it. One of the top on Google i will try tomorrow when i burn my DVD finish and i let you know. Luckt me i have a green light on the top of the cam.
     
    TheSyndicate, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    mickn Peon

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    lol you were that girl with those boobs?
     
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    Hm, my webcam light is always green unless I'm recording.. then it turns red.
     
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    TheSyndicate Prominent Member

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    i checked and it was not the website i thought it was,,,,now i have NO idea what it can be. I closed down everything but the lamp was still on and MSN told me that the webcam was busy
     
    TheSyndicate, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    I assume, then, that you have constant traffic showing up on your NIC?
     
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    whatever you do, don't use the search term "webcam jacking" if you go looking for answers [​IMG][​IMG]

    edit: old but interesting article on the subject: Virus worms way into webcams
     
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    populartemplate Banned

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    Lol..I never heard of this before. Interesting.
     
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    checksum Notable Member

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    I'd unplug it until you figured this out...
     
    checksum, Jun 5, 2007 IP
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    TheSyndicate Prominent Member

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    I turned the computer off and it was ok. Now its not a problem anymore. I ran virus check and everything nothing. I think it was a pop or something that made it.
     
    TheSyndicate, Jun 5, 2007 IP