Anyone else cover their webcam?

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Do you cover your webcam?

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  1. MrAnonymous

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    Just curious, who else has their webcam covered? I always have, feels weird not to. Am i the only one? lol
     
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  3. mercurysoto

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    After seeing Mr. Robot's depiction of an all-possible big brother onto everything you do, a little paranoia won't hurt. :winker:
     
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  4. The Teknomage

    The Teknomage Rock Star

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    I don't cos I don't have one.
     
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  5. Herr Durr

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    they can see me scratch my belly...
    watch me watch the telly...

    scrutinize and gob
    at my oversized knob

    gaze and leer
    as I suck down 12 beers

    stare and intrude..
    as I make beats in the nude...

    I'll spread my cheeks wide..
    they can read betwixt the lines

    I'll never care
    as they hover and look

    at my glorious arse
    like an open book !

    :shalom:
    cheers !
     
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  6. DarthFader

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  7. Backtired

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    No, why? I like to being watched when I masturbate :bleh:

    Jokes aside, my smaller brother said he doesn't trust his laptop (?) so he just put some tape onto the webcam.
    Me, I don't have one, even if I had I'd probably just make sure it's connected only when I need to use it. If I'm using internet, cover it just for paranoia I guess
     
  8. fiction

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    Guys, don't forget the microphone :boombox:
    You can pour some strong coffee into the little hole, works wonders :winker:
     
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  9. ash1

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    just disable the webcam and microphone in the hardware settings job done
     
  10. webhead

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    What is webcam?
     
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  11. Qrchack

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    Well, that's quite dumb. There are far better ways to protect yourself, first being learning how to use your router. Though most ISPs these days have a firewall set up for you so you don't need to worry about Shodan. Especially since no laptops I'm aware of keep a server running (for what? checking your laptop's webcam on your phone?) unless you install and start one AND configure your router to allow it - and that's if your ISP lets you do that. Going hardware brute-force way is just a crude "I don't give a shit, that's good enough" approach. Sure, you could stick a wooden plank to your laptop to do that, but nobody does that because it's a fucked up thing to do.
     
  12. stevitch

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    It's stupid not to do so. Disabling it (and the microphone) in the hardware/system settings is useless, since that can be easily hacked. If a computer is connected to the Internet, it doesn't matter whether one has no browser (or Skype) open. And anyone who says, "Why should I? I have nothing to hide," is missing the point, and is facilitating the NSA, et al.
     
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  13. Batoumba

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    whats the point ? since 1926 the military and anyone close to them (goverment peoples) who wants to take a peek into what you are doing in your living room can just check you out through your television, lcd screen, pc monitor. What do you guys think television was invented for ? so you can watch movz and generate add revenue ? we are talking about the same people that own the place that prints $$$ and then share it around,they have no need for it, just to keep us going around like a clockwork , working , hoping, dreamin of becoming the next Kanye W. Yeah it could also serve as a propaganda/subliminal msg transmitter too, the television i mean. Sorry offtopic
     
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  14. ArticStorm

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    have no driver installed for the webcam, microphone is turned off. but maybe worth covering the webcam.
     
  15. n0xin

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    I just like being monitored... :unsure:
     
  16. Cav Emp

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    Yup. Electric tape over the webcam. Laptop mic driver uninstalled.

    If big brother wants to watch me jerk off, he's gonna have to pay me on myfreecams like everyone else
     
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  18. Sylenth.Will.Fall

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    Why bother to cover the cam. It's the monitors that have hidden cameras in them. I found that out on the radio the other day by a Tech Wizard.


    Sorry, I never read your post until after creating my own.
     
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  19. Baxter

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    I only plug in my webcam when doing Skype, streaming/tutorials and recording some video.
     
  20. superliquidsunshine

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    Hardware "settings" is a software weakness and easily broken like like a chicken bone within the jaws of a lion. Cover your shit or the shit will cover you.
     
  21. Funk U

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    Aside from your televisions, don't forget about the the hidden camera in your satellite and cable boxes. But yes if and when i get a webcam, it would only be plugged in while in use.
     
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