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Man hacks into webcams to watch friends having sex

By Mason White 1:42 PM October 11, 2015
Stefan Rigo 

By: Mahesh Sarin
A man was arrested on a charge of voyeurism after hacking into his friends’ webcams and watching them having sex, police in the United Kingdom said.

Now, 34-year-old Stefan Rigo of Leeds, has been sentenced to 20 weeks in jail, which was suspended, after pleading guilty to one count of voyeurism.

He was also ordered to register as a sex offender for seven years and complete 200 of community service within the next year.

According to the police investigation, Rigo hacked into numerous webcams by remotely accessing their computers.

Police identified 14 people as his victims, including seven friends. Rigo used BlackShades, a program that allows controlling the victim’s computer.

After infecting his victims’ computers, Rigo watched them having sex from his home computer.