“I use a MacBook for mobile troubleshooting but my desktop Mac is an iMac,” Natalia Nowak writes for Mac360.

“It has the standard built-in iSight camera, which, with the right software, can turn your Mac into a spy cam,” Nowak writes. “Just install the Spy Cam software [US$9.99, Mac App Store] and the Mac becomes a very expensive but useful surveillance device.”

“Your Mac is valuable. Wouldn’t you like to know who is mucking around with your Mac when you’re not there?” Nowak writes. “Spy Cam uses motion sensor technology and the camera to turn your Mac into a surveillance device.”

Nowak writes, “Spy Cam is good for monitoring a babysitter, employees, pets, or even children.”

Read more, and see the screenshots, in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Could be useful to have your Mac’s camera activated by motion and/or timer. Also useful: video can be automatically uploaded to Dropbox.

Anybody using this software or some other solution to monitor via your Mac’s camera?