A university student from the US was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Monday, after he hacked into the webcams of girls and women to take nude photos of them.
20-year-old Jared James Abrahams gained control of his victims' webcams, including that of Miss Teen USA, and took pictures of them while they were undressed in their rooms.
Cassidy Wolf's interview with Anderson Cooper comes as an international crackdown by the FBI and police in 19 countries has brought more than 90 arrests in what authorities say is a serious strike against 'creepware'.
The sweep, a two-year operation, was coordinated so suspects didn't have time to destroy evidence and included the arrest of Swedish hacker Alex Yucel, a co-creator of Blackshades, the cheap and accessible software used to hijack computers remotely.
At his sentencing during a hearing in US District Court in Santa Ana he apologized to the victims.“[He] acknowledged the violation and the severity of his conduct,“ his defence lawyer Alan Eisner said.
She later noted that she had not been ready as a parent to publicly acknowledge having a gay son, partly because her evangelical church had taught that homosexuality was a sin.
The guide isn't available for free, in fact, it was being sold for Bitcoins on a deep web marketplace.
Bitcoin is cryptographic currency favoured by criminals as it allows semi-anonymous online transactions.
Clementi eventually found out, after Ravi posted about the webcam incident on Twitter.
Two days later, Ravi urged friends and Twitter followers to watch via his webcam a second tryst between Clementi and his friend, though the viewing never occurred.