Laptops, smartphones and tablets – most of today’s smart devices come with a built-in camera. Thanks to technological advances, it doesn’t matter if your friend lives down the street or on the other side of the world, their webcam lets you have an (almost) face-to-face chat anytime. Video calls, selfies, vlogging, and the little lenses … More Protect the privacy of your children and cover their webcams
Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of webcams? After the Dyn DDoS last month, this is a question on the minds of a lot of security people. Someone recently asked me if we shouldn’t adopt a new name for the Internet of Things (IoT) because the existing term is too vague. I responded … More Secure your router: How to help prevent the next internet takedown
On June 21st, 2016, Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO, posted a message on the social network, celebrating an Instagram landmark. The photo and video-sharing platform, which is owned by Mr. Zuckerberg’s company, is now enjoyed by more than 500 million active monthly users. He said: “This is a tribute to Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger’s vision, … More Webcam security: Understanding this modern day threat
Starting today, ESET® announces the availability of its premium line of security solutions for home users – ESET Smart Security Premium, built upon our award-winning NOD32 technology that offers the best mix of detection, speed and usability. In addition, ESET‘s top-tier product provides ESET Password Manager for easier and safer authentication, as well as ESET … More ESET Rolls out Its New Internet Security Products for Home Users
Imagine a situation where you are working on your laptop and all of the sudden the green light next to your built-in webcam blinks for a second and immediately goes dark again. Would you just ignore it? Or would you start digging around to find out if it was something more serious? If you want … More Afraid someone is misusing your webcam?