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  1. Man charged over ‘FruitFly’ Creepsterware; spied on users via infected Windows PCs’ and Macs’ cameras and microphones

    At the time, it was unclear just what the spy tool was for, though it appeared to be used for…

  2. Google engineer proves any iPhone app with camera permission can spy on you

    Google engineer Felix Krause has detailed an alarming privacy setting in Apple’s iOS…

  3. Mac malware undetected for years allows webcam photos, key-logging, and more

    A mysterious piece of malware that gives attackers surreptitious control over webcams, keyboards, and other sensitive resources…

  4. How to completely disable your Mac’s FaceTime camera

    Some of the more privacy conscious Mac users out there might put tape over their webcam or use apps…

  5. Why you should cover up your Mac’s iSight camera

    As it happens a few high-profile folks have been spotted covering their webcams, including F.B.I. Director James Comey…

  6. Newly discovered Mac/Linux malware ‘Fruitfly’ watches your every move

    A Mac malware that’s been spying on biomedical research centers may have been circulating undetected for years

  7. How to keep your Mac’s camera from spying on you, no tape required

    You’re being watched through your hacked computer or phone or through a hijacked surveillance camera feed…

  8. How to get an alert in macOS when an app accesses the webcam or microphone

    Malicious websites and apps can gain access to your webcam and microphone…

  9. Former NSA staffer demonstrates Mac malware that can tap into live webcam and mic feeds

    Security researcher and former NSA staffer Patrick Wardle is this afternoon demonstrating a way…

  10. Another Mac-specific malware pops up, but Apple’s Gatekeeper still prevents infection

    A second piece of Mac-specific malware has been discovered this week, one that could expose…

  11. What Mac users need to know about ‘Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor’

    Internet security software company Bitdefender’s research lab has disclosed new malware…

  12. New Mac malware in the wild: ‘Backdoor.MAC.Elanor’ can control FaceTime camera, steal data, more

    Bitdefender Labs has found what it tells us is only the second example of true Mac malware to enter circulation this year…

  13. Mark Zuckerberg covers his MacBook’s camera and microphone with tape

    Zuckerberg appears to wear fancy tape over the camera and microphone of his MacBook Pro…

  14. How to disable the iSight camera on your Mac

    When thinking about the potential hacking and privacy concerns…

  15. U.S. F.T.C. calls for strong data, privacy protection with connected devices

    As consumers increasingly adopt devices that can collect information…

  16. Research shows how Mac webcams can spy on their users without warning light

    The woman was shocked when she received two nude photos of herself by e-mail…

  17. Cyber gangs catch Internet porn watchers ‘in their underwear,’ demand ransoms

    A pornography consumer who called the police in tears is among hundreds…

  18. Sextortion warning: It’s masking tape time for webcams

    New worries for the always-connected crowd…

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