Some browsers, like Chrome, keep on top of these vulnerabilities and repair them as quickly as possible, but sometimes the issue can go unnoticed for a long time.

Other times, the issue may appear to be fixed only to be rediscovered by exploiting some other vulnerability.

Suddenly, the victim thinks all they’re doing is watching a video, but has inadvertently given permission to the Flash app to start taking pictures.

Clickjacking can be an issue with the app protocol itself OR with the browser you’re using to view the said app.

Someone identified an issue with TRENDnet cameras that allowed anyone to tap into a live webcam’s video feed.

Subsequently, a webpage went up (now defunct) that allowed any visitor to watch these compromised video feeds. Other types of webcam hack attacks include vicious malware and viruses, infected email attachments, or direct access attacks from someone who knows your IP address and can access your webcam remotely.

What intellectual and personal skills will be most highly valued in 2020?

” Following is a selection from the hundreds of written responses survey participants shared when answering this question.

If you ask me, it’s better to equip yourself and stay safe.

Teens and young adults have been at the forefront of the rapid adoption of the mobile internet and the always-on lifestyle it has made possible.

Another type of vulnerability is the kind that exists in a particular brand or model of webcams.