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But prosecutors and digital security experts say it's a real, present threat.
Earlier this week, federal prosecutors announced charges against creators and users of a disturbing software program called Blackshades.
Its key feature is a kind of malware known as a remote access tool—or RAT, for short.
And to stop cybercriminals for seeing your personal moments, experts suggest turning your computer off, when not in use.
Webcams have many uses, from staying in touch with friends and family in far flung corners of the world to rigging them up for home surveillance or attending online business meetings.