The FBI ran a probe after Wolf reported a threatening email demanding a 'special performance' for the hacker, who she suspected to be Jared James Abrahams, her former high school classmate.
She has also been awarded several talent scholarships to Joffrey Ballet in New York City and was invited to be part of the professional Trainee Jazz Program.
Abrahams (20), who pleaded guilty in November to extortion and computer hacking, was sentenced during a hearing in US District Court in Santa Ana at which he apologised to the victims and “acknowledged the violation and the severity of his conduct,” defence lawyer Alan Eisner said.
Mr Eisner said Abrahams’ parents also spoke at the hearing, asking the judge to take into account their son’s age and struggles with Asperger’s syndrome.
making them the lowest-cost form of videotelephony.
Despite the low cost, the resolution offered at present (2015) is rather impressive, with low-end webcams offering resolutions of 320×240, medium webcams offering 640×480 resolution, and high-end webcams offering 1280×720 (aka 720p) or even 1920×1080 (aka 1080p) resolution.
The term "webcam" (a clipped compound) may also be used in its original sense of a video camera connected to the Web continuously for an indefinite time, rather than for a particular session, generally supplying a view for anyone who visits its web page over the Internet.
Some of them, for example, those used as online traffic cameras, are expensive, rugged professional video cameras.
If you think that’s not real, ask Miss Teen USA 2013, whose webcam was hacked into and used to take nude photos of her.
Many people are not afraid of webcam peeping ― our poll indicates that more than half of users don’t protect their webcam.
Miss California Teen USA, Cassidy Wolf, was crowned Miss Teen USA 2013 by last year's winner, Logan West and Miss USA Erin Brady on Saturday night.
Wolf hopes to use her platform as Miss Teen USA to speak out against cybercrime after being victimized by it earlier this year.