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Research shows how MacBook Webcams can spy on their users without warning

The Switch- The woman was shocked when she received two nude photos of herself by e-mail. The photos had been taken over a period of several months — without her knowledge — by the built-in camera on her laptop.

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kingPoS2506d ago (Edited 2506d ago )

Solution: disable the camera, if that doesn't work put copious amounts of electrical tape over the lenses.

Angerfist2506d ago

i guess any sort of tape will do ;)

kingPoS2505d ago

By that same measure suppose the same thing applies to phones & tablets as well.

Inbuilt cams tend to be more permanent so I just unplug my logitech cam when not needed. I've never been so glad to rock a laptop from 2008. (nearly mint condition too)

Black-Helghast2505d ago

This is actually kinda scary, considering i have an iphone that i take to my bathroom every time...

Spiewie 2505d ago

Well then must watch out for them cameras.