Posts Tagged ‘tape’

Should You Put Tape Over a Webcam?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

In addition to tape, this article lists several other, more graceful solutions for disabling a webcam … I guess one of those Groucho Marx glasses/nose/mustache masks would essentially accomplish the same goal.

Putting tape over the camera of a laptop or mobile device is a low-cost solution to block the camera from capturing what is happening in front of the device. The reasoning behind taping over a built-in camera of a laptop, other mobile device or desktop computer is simple: prevent anyone from using the camera to stream or record what the camera captures.

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