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Windows 7: enquires about webcam being hacked

01 Oct 2012   #11
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Pgeyer13 View Post
Although you have disabled it, you are not 100% safe. A skilled hacker will have the ability to turn it back on without your knowledge. Why not play it safe you know?
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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by strollin View Post
I could care less whether someone was spying on me via my webcam, I've got much more important things to worry about.
I'm not worried about it, either, since I've disabled the darned thing.
They might turn it back on but they won't see anything but blue with the piece of tape over it.


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01 Oct 2012   #12
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709
 
 

Hang a picture of Pam Anderson in front of the camera. If later you have people looking, smiling and pointing at you they are the ones that hacked your camera.
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03 Oct 2012   #13
alikhan

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

There are programs that can tap into the webcam software and turn it on remotely. Always unplug the webcam when you are not using it.
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03 Oct 2012   #14
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alikhan View Post
Always unplug the webcam when you are not using it.
Most of the discussion revolves around laptop webcams that are built-in.
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