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Scammers Use Webcams to Secretly Record Testimonials

Discussion in 'Tech-Related News' started by 2twenty2, Jun 4, 2018.

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  1. 2twenty2

    2twenty2 Thread Starter

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    https://gizmodo.com/tech-support-scammers-use-victims-webcams-to-secretly-r-1826532825

     
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    Low-tech webcam security; put a piece of black tape over the webcam.
     
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    Disable the use of scripts for when browsing the web
     
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    That just show that people should be more cautious when using Internet.
    By the way, is it possible to hack into computer's audio recording, even if the webcam would be locked? Are these two different things?
     
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    They can still hear you... just unplug it (USB) or disable it and then then make sure your account is not an admin account.
     
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