Video chatting doesn't require any additional software, but only some browsers are supported if you're chatting from your computer.
Stephen Bryen, Chairman & CTO Ziklag Systems Spying through smartphone cameras, computer webcams, laptops and tablets is widespread and governments have been checking people out for years.
Note that you can click the little camera icon located in the far-right of your address bar to change the settings of what camera/microphone is being used.
His webcam had been hacked by a “script kiddie,” a person who uses malware written by someone else to show off their skills at accessing other computer systems, says Fox.While not all webcams have indicator lights, and many laptops do not have them at all, the indicator light is a nice security feature that tells you when the camera is active.Steven Fox, an IT security expert, was chatting with friends on his webcam one night when he started receiving some strange emails.In Google Chrome: A dialog box will appear along the very top of your browser screen.Click "Allow." (You may only have to do this the first time you use Web RTC).