Although it might be difficult for a hacker to access your webcam, it does not mean it cannot be done. While surfing the internet or reading emails, be cautious of clicking on unknown links or downloading unknown files. They may contain malicious executable code that could then activate your webcam and/or disable the webcam activation light so that you would never suspect that you are being watched. A hacker who has access to your webcam can remotely watch you or live-stream footage from your webcam on a website or elsewhere. Click here for more webcam tips.