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remote viewing device

by anina9120 / December 13, 2012 3:16 AM PST

can the screen of a netbook with no webcam be turned into a remote viewing device by an outside source?

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Absolutely.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 3:20 AM PST
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I own an "IP Camera" and can remotely view what the IP Camera is seeing. So unless I misunderstand the question, my answer is yes. The outside source is the IP Camera which I am remotely viewing with my netbook.
Bob

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remote viewing device
by anina9120 / December 13, 2012 3:31 AM PST
In reply to: Absolutely.

i have a netbook that does not have a webcam. i think a hacker may be using my screen to view what i am doing in my home. wanted to know if that is even possible. for a hacker to hack into my computer and use my screen as a viewing device.

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I would love to see that demonstrated!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / December 13, 2012 4:58 AM PST
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Sounds like the old "can they watch me through my TV" question. Same answer.
Bob

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