What's weird is it's a video call, from someone using Duo, Google's video chat app available today for i OS and Android.I probably know this person, because they'd need my number to make the call.T-Mobile said the service will work on three additional handsets by the end of the year, though it didn't specify which. I don't recognize the number, but that's normal.However, if you have any concern at all, the answer is simple: never engage in video activity you wouldn’t want to be made public.download (v.) is the act of copying data from a remote server to your computer or device.
While “up there” is so exceptionally vague as to be meaningless, it does at least imply a difference in altitude: the device in front of you sits, conceptually, lower than remote servers or services on the internet.
If you look through the comments on this article, you’ll see person after person after person ask what is essentially the exact same question.
What’s scary is that they’re asking the fact, and most are scared out of their wits that the answer is, “Yes, your intimate chat could have been intercepted and recorded.” It’s also scary how many don’t bother to read the article they’re commenting on, which answers the question.
That’s the only scenario I’ve heard of where video chat is, indeed, recorded: someone is lured into an intimate video session which is captured by the person at the other end. It includes software such as viruses, spyware, adware, Trojans, worms, scareware, and more.
The term was probably developed by people (like me) who didn’t want to keep writing out “viruses and spyware and adware and …” when writing about current internet threats.malware on your machine. If you’re certain you can truly trust the person at the other end, then it’s unlikely you have anything to worry about.