When the leader of the social media universe and the director of the FBI both do something, perhaps you should too. Covering the camera and microphone on your laptop with tape is a very simple way of preventing a hacker from having insight into your personal life.
Think this can’t happen to you? The report which part of this article is based on states that these types of trojans account for some 70 percent of all malware. So there are a lot of people out there wanting access to your personal life.
There are many reasons besides voyeurism and blackmail for these hacks. They can also view personal information lying around within sight of the camera or listen to you on phone calls giving out passwords, codes, credit card information, etc. So take the simple step and protect yourself. Read the full article for more ways to secure your computer and contact Optfinity if you still have questions or if you want a free webcam cover of your own.