RT: Cover your webcams, says FBI chief
Taping over or otherwise covering up your computer’s web camera is a “sensible” thing that everyone should do, according to FBI Director James Comey. US spy agencies have had the ability to hack into webcams for years, according to whistleblowers.
Giving a keynote address at a conference marking the 10th anniversary of the National Security Division at the US Department of Justice, Comey sat down with Assistant Attorney General John Carlin and discussed things such as webcam security and Twitter. The event was hosted by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), a Washington, DC think tank.
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Update: FBI director reveals he covers his webcam with TAPE - and says everyone should be doing the same to stop hackers spying (Daily Mail)
WNU Editor: He is not the only one who is covering his webcam .... Mark Zuckerberg tapes up his webcam (Verge). In my case .... my webcams are disconnected, and on my Apple Mac the webcam is covered.