But the program targeted indiscriminately, regardless of whether the webcam owner was an intelligence target or not. More than 1.8 million user accounts from around the world were accessed in one six-month period alone. Image data …
British spy agency GCHQ intercepted webcam images from millions of Yahoo users around the world, according to a report in the Guardian. Yahoo denied prior knowledge of the alleged programme, describing it as a "completely …
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Yahoo(s yhoo) video chat users will be disturbed to learn that the British signals intelligence agency GCHQ may have collected and stored images from their webcams ... make people more concerned about their webcam use. At the …
If you used a webcam on Yahoo between 2008 and 2012, a British spy agency might have intercepted your images – even those that were sexually explicit. This shocking news is the latest revelation of National Security Agency-related …
In yet another stunning revelation about digital espionage (though how stunned can we continue to be at this point), The …
A British intelligence agency collected video webcam images — many of them sexually explicit — from millions of Yahoo users, regardless of whether they were suspected of illegal activity, according to accounts of documents leaked …
Furthermore, the GCHQ did not need Yahoo's cooperation to execute its webcam spying project. The method the GCHQ reportedly used was to tap directly into fiber optic cables passing through the UK to collect one image of a Yahoo
Optic Nerve collected webcam stills from over 1.8 million Yahoo users “in bulk,” but it only grabbed an image every five minutes. The images were filtered using facial recognition technology to find specific targets. But Optic Nerve couldn’t …
The collection of images that the GCHQ collected were processed and sent to systems provided by the NSA. The British agency also relied on the NSA’s research to build the computer tool that tracked traffic from Yahoo’s webcam chats. …