How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)

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2 thoughts on “How to Disable Your Webcam (and Why You Should)

  1. If only things in life were that simple Marilyn – you better than most should know they rarely are!

    You probably should read the article…
    “In 2013, researchers demonstrated that they could activate the webcam on MacBooks without the indicator light turning on, something previously considered impossible. A former FBI agent confirmed that not only was this possible but that they’d been doing it for years….”

    and that’s on a mac !, so you know what they could be capable of with windows laptops, et al.

    Our best hope of prevention from being spied upon is our individual insignificance and hope they waste their time hacking more interesting people than us. Given the ease with which personal information can be accessed and stored in today’s computer mad world even that small hope may be denied us all.

    I’m getting tape for my built-in, unused PC camera!

    love.

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