Mounties Cuff Canadian Webcam Hacker

Discussion in 'privacy problems' started by ronjor, May 2, 2015.

  1. ronjor

    ronjor Global Moderator

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  2. Palancar

    Palancar Registered Member

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    Nice read. Amazing what a few pieces of TAPE over the camera and mic's can do!!
     
  3. krustytheclown2

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    How foolproof is disabling the mic within BIOS? The webcam I can tape over easily but the mic not so much. I'm not sure of the possibility of some super sophisticated malware being able to activate the microphone even though the OS itself doesn't see it.
     
  4. RockLobster

    RockLobster Registered Member

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    Disable it physically, the wires to the webcam is usually a ribbon cable easily disconnected from the hardware.