The new threat, "clickjacking"

The latest Internet threat cloaks Web links so a wayward click can download malware to your PC without your knowledge.

What’s worse, all browsers and other Web software are susceptible to clickjacking, but you can take steps to reduce the risk.

For instance, one proof-of-concept demonstration shows that a hacker can use the Flash player to take over a PC’s webcam and microphone. Imagine the implications of stalkers eavesdropping on your laptop’s built-in camera and mic.– Windows Secrets

It seems hackers will always be one step ahead in their never-ending quest to scam people, steal identities, etc. Take a look at this post on the Windows Secrets blog to learn more about who/what is vulnerable, what can be done about it and how to protect yourself.