Webcams are a standard part of laptops and desktop computers, they’re everywhere and very easy to use, but that availability also makes them vulnerable. While rare, it is possible for unwanted parties to remotely breach and activate your webcam, turning an innocuous device into someone’s personal spyglass into your private life.
It’s a worry most of us don’t really need in our lives — and if you’re looking for a solution to just shut your webcam off, here’s how to do it. If anything, shutting off a webcam is worth it for peace of mind.
And if you’re looking for a low-tech solution, we recommend a piece of opaque tape over the webcam lens is always good. Just remember — tape won’t stop hackers from accessing an on-board mic. Some webcams also feature a shutter you can close when the webcam isn’t in use. read more at gameranx.com