There are some people who think covering a laptop with a piece of tape is “Paranoid”. But tech expert say it is one of the smarter things you can do to protect you privacy and in today’s world it is necessary.
Mark Zuckerberg is one of the most powerful men in the world because billions of people give Facebook, which he founded, free access to their personal data. If Mark Zuckerberg has tape over his computer, it probably makes sense to follow his lead. He posted a photo of himself with his MacBook laptop seen on his desk in the background.
If you don’t want to take it from Mark Zuckerberg or yours truly, take it from the FBI. Though he may have been mocked on Twitter after his revelation that he covers his laptop camera with tape, FBI director James Comey proudly defends his choice to do so.
FBI director James Come
Liam O’Murchu – the Symantec Director of security says that covering a laptop camera with tape isn’t just paranoia hackers will access these cameras and watch what you’re doing and then take screenshots or footage to blackmail them. He says hackers can also access home cameras, baby monitors, and security cameras.
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So, always cover your laptop camera with tape for security purpose and protect yourself with simple way.