Virus takes user’s photo via webcam

A rogue anti-virus product that blackmails people by secretly taking their picture with their webcam is on the rise.

Security solutions firm Webroot warns that the malware family – which includes the fake ‘Antivirus Security Pro’ software – disables your computer then claims to have detected viruses and demands money from users to ‘buy the full version of product’ and remove the threats.

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