Net is the world’s premier network of Internet connected telescopes, allowing members to take astronomical images of the night sky for the purposes of education, scientific research and astrophotography. Net is a self-funding, not for profit membership organisation; we exist to benefit our members and the astronomy community. The network is open to the public; anyone can join and become a member including students, amateurs and even professional astronomers.Financial proceeds fund the expansion and growth of the network. With 20 telescopes, and observatories located in New Mexico, Australia and Spain, observers are able to follow the night sky around the globe 24x7. Net puts professional telescopes within the reach of all, with systems ranging from single shot colour telescopes to 700mm (27”) research grade telescopes. I bounced up and down on my seat clapping my hands when I got this working. Today I streamed video and audio live from my webcam via straight into Second Life. Mine is around 800, but I think it may dip under 500 every so often, so I cannot stream from home. Exo-planets, comets, supernova, quasars, asteroids, binary stars, minor planets, near earth objects and variable stars can all be studied. Net can also send your data directly to AAVSO VPhot server for real-time online photometric analysis. Net allows you to respond quickly to real-time astronomical phenomena such as supernova and outbursts events, gaining a competitive edge for discoveries.With more than 240 asteroid discoveries i Telescope. Police are sounding the alarm on webcam hacking after they say a hacker sent a 27-year-old Toronto woman intimate photos of herself and her boyfriend watching Netflix taken via her webcam.
Net provides the tools, along with research and education grants, to support the development of astronomy or science based curriculums in schools. Net about a grant for your school or research project. We offer a variety of ways to view the night sky, including our entry level Sky Tours Live Streams. Christian Sasse, are a great way to get started with Remote Astronomy, allowing you to see our telescopes in action and learn about the Night Sky from a professional Astronomer.
One of the most well-known cases of webcam hacking revolves around Miss Teen USA winner Cassidy Wolf, who was tormented by an online stalker who captured nude images of her in her home using her webcam.
Wolf’s attacker had installed the infamous Blackshades malware on her laptop – a type of Trojan horse malware used to control computers remotely.
While Clark’s story is a scary one for anyone that owns a device with a built in webcam, it isn’t new.
Hackers have been targeting webcams, gaming consoles and baby monitors for years.