The FBI has advised everyone to cover up their computers’ webcams to stop them being spied on.
Leaving webcams open means that hackers can break into them and watch everything that users are doing, security experts have claimed.
Previous leaks have suggested that governments including the US have likely tapped into webcams as a way of gathering information on citizens.
The art of flirting is a skill that takes time and practice to master.The importance of that was revealed earlier this year when pictures showed that Mark Zuckerberg had covered the webcam on his Mac Book Pro.Now those warnings have been backed by FBI director James Comey, who says that it is one of the “sensible things” that people can do.As long as the app could be installed on the users phone, it can instantly begin beaming back images from the phone when it senses the right conditions, and software on the other end can then re-construct maps of the visited room.'Remote burglars can thus "download" the physical space, study the environment carefully, and steal virtual objects from the environment (such as financial documents, information on computer monitors, and personally identifiable information).'The team offered various ways in which phone manufacturers could secure their systems, for instance making it impossible to disable the shutter sound on phones, so that a user will know if a picture is being taken.Sony SRS-XB40 has a built-in multi-coloured line light, speaker lights and a flashing strobe.