Search the Archive

Computers Technology / "Creepware" Crackdown / Wolf Interview #1065430

CNN Evening News for Monday, May 19, 2014
View other clips in this broadcast →

Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The issue of a computer in your house being used to watch you introduced.

(Washington: Pamela Brown) The case of the "cyber-snooping" of Miss Teen USA Cassidy Wolf by former classmate Jared Abrahams†† using "creepware" examined; details given about Blackshades used to break into computers. [WOLF - says her webcam was hacked.] [US attorney Preet BHARARA†- talks about the invasive technology.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Cassidy Wolf about the computer issue. [WOLF - recounts her initial reaction to finding nude photos of her taken in her bedroom, contacting the police and the FBI; tells people to be cautious: people could be watching; explains her hacker's demands to her.]

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Brown, Pamela
Duration:
00:06:00

Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.

Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:

  • You may request a loan of this video by registering on our website and placing an order.
  • You may visit the Television News Archive on the Vanderbilt campus to view on-site from the Archive's collection.
  • If you are associated with a college or university, you may ask your library if they would like to become a sponsor, which would give students and faculty at your institution the ability to view items from our collection.

If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.