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Worried About Your Webcam? Use Duct Tape For Privacy

December 21, 2013

Privacy invasion is a hot topic these days, and if it is of concern to you, there might be a common fix-it-all solution! Lately we’ve heard of LG TV’s spying on viewers and now it seems your webcam can be remotely activated. Researchers at John Hopkins University have shown how a new attack can force the Mac iSight camera to come on without turning on the camera’s LED light. Creepers! Here’s an old school fix…duct tape! Just put it over the lens of the iSight camera when not in use and voila! Creeper-free. Is there anything that duct tape can’t fix?

[ Read the Article: Your Webcam May Be Spying On You With No Warning ]