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Researchers Prove Vulnerabilities In Macbook Webcam Protections

Posted by CJ Isakow on December 20, 2013. 0 Comments

Skeptics of webcam covers usually point to the warning light that's standard on most laptop webcams. After all, if the light turns on when the camera is in use it should be obvious if somebody is spying on you. Researchers at Johns Hopkins shattered that assumption with proof-of-concept software that bypasses the webcam light while remotely activating a Macbook webcam. Watch the video below:

 

 

No matter what you might think, the only surefire way to thwart webcam hackers is with a physical webcam blocker. Read the entire article at The Washington Post

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