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ISP, for example — they probably can’t decipher it.
I’m sorry to disappoint, but you and I just aren’t that interesting to the people who might actually have the ability to intercept and watch whatever it was you did on video.
Screen recording software like Camtasia, or Quick Time (which is included with every Mac) can do it easily.
The only requirement is that it be running on the computer at one end of the video conversation. Malware is a kind of catchall phrase that encompasses pretty much any kind of software that could cause harm to your data or your machine.
The most common reason video chat is recorded has nothing at all to do with the technology, intermediaries, or even your position in life.
It’s for the person at the other end to record your video.
There's far too much swearing and bloody scenes that I would let my son watch, unless it was a free roaming with maybe cops chasing after me to show off the hacking and driving.
(And which is why comments on this article remain closed.) Most video chat is over a direct machine-to-machine connection.
In order to deliver the video stream as efficiently as possible the data is actually going directly from your computer to that of the other person.