You are using an outdated browser. Please upgrade now to a modern browser in order to benefit of all our site's features: Chrome, FireFox, Opera, Safari or Internet Explorer. [Close]

The Official Blog of Fox News Channel

Do You Know Who's Watching You? Miss Teen USA Spied On By a Hacker

Here’s a frightening thought: someone could be watching your every move simply by hacking into the webcam built into your computer. It happened to Miss Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, who recently shared her experience on Fox and Friends.

Terrifying: Stranger Hacks Texas Family’s Baby Monitor, Speaks to Little Girl

There is currently a federal investigation being conducted to find the person who hacked into the 19-year-old's computer camera. The person allegedly told Wolf they had shots of her in her bedroom and tried to extort her for money. 

Wolf warned about the importance of online safety: “It’s very important to change your passwords, delete your cookies, put a sticker over your webcam because you never know when someone could be watching.”

Juliet Huddy explained further on The O’Reilly Factor about how something like this could happen to any unsuspecting person. “I can send an email to you with a virus attached to it. If you click on that attachment, you open the virus. That virus can infect the entire computer. Then I have the ability to remotely do things on your computer, including turning on the camera.”

“We live in a dangerous time now,” Bill O’Reilly said, recalling that his website,, was hacked into a few years ago. The hacker is now serving time in a federal penitentiary. 

Horrifying Claims Against Cancer Doctor Accused of $35M in Medicare Fraud

Judge Jeanine Warns Americans: NSA-Collected Info Will Be Used Against You

Posted in: 
Leave a Comment0

Today's Front Page Stories

Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...

Connect with Fox News


Stay connected with the most-trusted name in cable news through exclusive videos, blogs, polls, contests and behind-the-scene details.

Get More Fox!

Greta Is Wired! is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!

Fox News Presents: 'My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck'

Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" reveals who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Watch the latest installment, an up-close look at the beloved Oscar Mayer Wienermobile!