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Should You Cover Your Webcam?


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A lot of people use sticky notes to cover their webcams, but is this really necessary? A video by The Verge explores how there are in fact occasions where hackers can gain access to your webcam and even your microphone. And it’s not just your laptops anymore, mobile phones and devices like smart home speakers can be hacked too. So while it’s unlikely we will go and cover all our devices, maybe starting with your webcam is a good thing.

Watch the video and find out more about what Tod Beardsley, the research director of Rapid Seven, a cybersecurity and penetration testing company had to say about your cyber safety.

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