Chapter 6

Web Camera and Video Tracking

Abstract

This chapter explains how to track user activities through web cameras, mobile phone cameras, security systems, and other forms of camera-based technology. The increased use of mobile devices with cameras, personal computers with webcams, and camera systems installed at homes, businesses, and out in the general public are growing at an alarming rate. In this chapter, we will look at the growing use of this technology, what the technology is capable of, what purposes are served for good and evil, and why we should be concerned. This chapter will cover creepware and other malwares that are used to expose weaknesses in camera technology. We will also look at and discuss how camera systems everywhere ...

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