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1answer
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Webcam automatically takes picture when the computer wakes up

Is it possible to have the webcam take a picture if my computer is woken from sleep mode? I have seen that there are some programs with motion detection, but I would prefer a method that takes a ...
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1answer
110 views

Web cam as a security camera? [closed]

I would like to monitor my house when I am out with a camera. I was thinking I could use a webcam. The problem is I don't want to leave my PC turned on just to let web camera records the video. Are ...
14
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4answers
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Finding out which app is using the webcam

Yesterday I was working on my laptop. Suddenly I noticed that the indicator light of the webcam was on, despite the fact that I wasn't making a video call or using the webcam in any other way at the ...
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0answers
828 views

How to know your built-in webcam specification and functionalities (security related)?

I've made series of pentests in my network and one of the things I've tried was record webcam and microphone. Recording microphone seems for final users a stealth thing. But what about the webcam? In ...
6
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4answers
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Take a webcam photo on login using Windows 7

How do I set up my webcam to capture an image on the sly each time my account (or any account) logs on? Is there some specific software that will do this? I have a Logitech QuickCam Fusion cam and ...
2
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3answers
4k views

Webcam security camera software that runs as a service

I've been looking for Windows webcam software that will run as a Windows service without any user login. The goal is to use the webcam as a cheap security camera and log the results to secure ...
0
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2answers
149 views

Webcam Security Software Running on Computer - Any OS?

Are there any security room-monitoring software that runs through a webcam on the computer? (This thread isn't a duplicate of ...
0
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2answers
803 views

Is there any good software to remotely take photos of someone who has stolen my macbook?

I'm just wondering if anyone knows of an app I could install on my macbook pro that would allow me to photograph someone who has stolen it and receive their photo when they connect to the internet. I ...
4
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3answers
257 views

Motion detection software

I have a WMV file that's 5 hours long. It's mostly just a camera focused on the entry door. Is there any software where I can throw this file at it and it would find time segments where there is ...
11
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4answers
4k views

WebCam as a security camera

I am looking to mount a webcam to my laptop (which sits at home all day) to act as a security camera. I'd like to it to write the video to an external hard drive, which I can then review later. It ...