Old School Fix for a New School Problem

    Published: 06-16-2009
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    Webcam hacking has become a problem but experts say a little duct tape can fix that right up!

     

    Privacy invasion is a hot topic these days, and if it is of concern to you, there might be a common fix-it--all solution!  Lately we've heard of LG TV's spying on viewers and now it seems your web-cam can be remotely activated.  Researchers at John Hopkins University have shown how a new attack can force the Mac iSight camera to come on without turning on the camera's LED light.  Creepers! Here's an old school fix--duct tape!  Just put it over the lens of the iSight camera when not in use and voila!  Creeper-free.  Is there anything that duct tape can't fix?