Is it possible for a fellow chatter on a chatroom to access your webcam while chatting to you?

Is it possible?

4 Answers

  • 5 months ago
    Best answer

    The short answer is no. The long answer is, it is possible however you must open a malicious file they send you. A Trojan could allow remote access to the computer and can access the webcam. It is also possible without opening a malicious file but it would require you to open a link they sent that could exploit a vulnerability in your computer. But without a comprise into the computer system, the answer is no.

    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    If it is a video chatroom & you've allowed it before, very.

    If not it would at least ask for permission first.

  • 5 months ago

    Yes. I put piece of tape over my camera unless I am using it.

  • 5 months ago

    I do it all the time. Whats your screename 😃 ?

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