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    Those of you who have webcams connected to your PC might want to disconnect them or at least turn them facing the wall. FULL STORY - CLICK HERE

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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>
    Experts say the worm is programmed to switch on the computer’s webcam if fitted and potentially beam images back to the hacker who sent it.

    Graham Cluley, senior technology consultant at Oxford-based anti-virus firm Sophos, said the first examples of the Rbot-GR worm had been detected in the past few days.
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    Good info, I wonder how many here have a webcam connected on their machine while working on affiliate marketing and don't know that they're being watch over.

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    That's scary... I don't have one here at the office but I have one at home.

    If I'm lucky it's a PC issue and not a MAC issue (although it'd be better for everyone but for the hackers if it weren't an issue at all!)

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    I'd bet 95% of the cam-shots are just guys in their dorm room typing with one hand.
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    No problem. Just focus your web-cam on your favorite "Vote Bush" photo.
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    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by EcomCity.com:
    No problem. Just focus your web-cam on your favorite "Vote Bush" photo. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

    Are you saying that Bush is a one-handed Internet surfer? Hmmm. What does Laura think of that?
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    I'm glad I don't have a webcam, now. Although I can't help but think of things I'd aim one at if I got that worm!

    Garbage Can Cam
    Dog Crapping Cam
    Faked "Blue Screen of Death" Cam
    Farm Report Cam
    Middle Finger Cam
    Ashtray Cam
    "FBI Office" Cam
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