The Director of the FBI recommended to stick with laptops camera

FBI Director James Komi (James Comey) recently advised personal computer users to stick with web-camera, for safety reasons. According to him, this is a common practice in government, which ensures that the user does not see, if he does not want.

The source notes that many users are concerned about security and privacy, do not do so the first year, as the long-known high-profile cases of the use of the camera without the user’s knowledge.

For example, in 2010 in one of the schools of Pennsylvania have identified the attacker who made the images using cameras laptops issued by the school to students. The investigation revealed that the program designed to prevent the loss and theft of laptops, automatically took pictures every 15 minutes, without notifying the user. As a result, in the database of the institution has accumulated about 56,000 pictures that violate the privacy of users, including shots of partially or completely Nude.

Source: Engadget


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