Here’s why you should heed the police’s advice and cover your computer cameras – even Mark …

In a statement provided to Business Insider, on Oct 29, The Singapore Police Force advised the public to “protect your privacy, cover the camera of your computer when you are not using it.”

This piece of advice follows more than 15 reports received by the police since Sept 2018, of which scammers claimed that they had screenshots of victims watching pornographic materials. They then threatened to expose them to their family and friends, unless the victims make payment.

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