August 16, 2013 USA (CNN) – The FBI is investigating claims that Miss Teen USA was extorted by a hacker that took webcam photos of her in her room.
Never leave your webcam plugged in through USB. If your webcam is built into your laptop, or notebook, make sure you have a firewall like comodo and a hardware router.
Anonymous and other Criminal Hacker groups perpetrate crimes against naive people, all of the time. Your best defense is to do as I have stated above and contact the police, if you see any personal information online – without your permission or knowledge.
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- Cassidy Wolf, Miss Teen USA, victim of hacking and extortion scheme (wjla.com)
- FBI Confirms It Will Be Investigating ‘sextortion’ case targeting Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf (aconservativeedge.wordpress.com)