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.
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.
— a free online chat site where strangers are randomly paired for one-on-one chat sessions — is "not as anonymous as it claims." Each chat log is saved in Omegle's server after a user exits a conversation, Bhuyan said in an email."After a user disconnects his chat, Omegle saves the entire chat log in their server permanently," Bhuyan said.
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