Four months before Wolf won the title, she said a stranger hacked into her computer webcam without her knowing it and took nude photos of her in her bedroom. I was on the phone with my mom, and I felt helpless because I wasn't sure what to do, so it was a very terrifying moment." Read Jeff Rossen's report: Webcam hackers can spy on you in secret Her mom called the police right away, she told national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen. "The longer it goes on, the worse it will get, so if you can get the word out, talk to the authorities, it will already help you.
Wolf said she was a victim of "sextortion,'' in which perpetrators demand sexual favors to prevent them from releasing intimate photos or videos online that are often obtained through hacking into computers, webcams and smartphone cameras.
He was young, my age, and I just think it’s sad that he chose to do this and has now kind of put himself in this big dilemma.
It’s mixed emotions.” Jared James Abrahams, 19, has been arrested and charged by the FBI for allegedly using malicious software to control the computer webcam of Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf, his former high school classmate, and other victims to take nude photographs or videos, and then allegedly sending emails to them threatening to publish the photos or videos online.
Take 19-year-old Cassidy Wolf, crowned Miss Teen USA this August.
Wolf received nude photos of herself in an anonymous email demanding further nude photos (among other things) to not release the pictures — snaps it turns out were secretly gathered using her laptop’s camera over the course of several months.