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FBI’s Message to Cover your Webcams to Secure the Privacy.

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Well if you have ever seen the webcams in the FBI office then you must have seen that they cover their cameras with the tapes and other things. The reason behind the habit revealed.

James Comey who is the director of FBI said that they do this for the security reasons. To avoid spy eye and to stay away from any kinds of rumors they cover their cameras with the tape. They want to have full responsibility for their actions.

During the questions at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, he said “It’s not crazy that the FBI director cares about personal security as well.

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If you go into any government office, we all have our little camera things that sit on top of the screen, they all have a little lid that closes down on them. You do that, so people who do not have authority don’t look at you. I think that’s a good thing.”

He also said that this is a common thing for the people who are doing work for the government or who are doing work for the sensitive organizations like FBI, they have to take care of their duties and how they can keep their private life away from the spy eye.

Maybe this news is new to some people who don’t know about this habit of the officers, but a majority of citizens have seen this.

When this spring, Facebook owner Mark Zuckerberg posted his photo in which he is sitting on his Facebook desk, but the webcam of the computer is covered with the tape which was unique for the people, but then they calmed down after the know the reason behind the covering of the camera.

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Cybercrime often released the statements in which they give a message to the people to cover their cameras when they are doing something private in their rooms and when they have doubt that someone is spying on them.

People ignore these kinds of warning, but they always want the department to take some actions.

Of course, this is our responsibility to take the stand for our privacy. Media and officers are bringing this thing on the front late but at least now they are playing the role to aware the people about the privacy.

They are telling people through the news that how they should cover the cams to protect themselves and to keep them safe from any blackmailing and threat.

Of course, this is our responsibility to take the stand for our privacy. Media and officers are bringing this thing on the front late but at least now they are playing the role to aware the people about the privacy.

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They are telling people through the news that how they should cover the cams to protect themselves and to keep them safe from any blackmailing and threat.

In 2010 there was a case in Pennsylvania school, but they escaped the charges very carefully. They issued the laptops to the students, but the reality revealed when the truth came out about the spy eye.

The cameras in the laptop of the students reportedly captured photos of the students when they were in their home and rooms. But they escaped charges, after the incident of the laptops the warning issued about covering the cameras of the laptops and computers if you are at home or at the office to make sure about the privacy.

But they escaped charges, after the incident of the laptops the warning issued about covering the cameras of the laptops and computers if you are at home or at the office to make sure about the privacy.

Blake Robins who was a student of Harriton High School filed a case and other than that FBI launched an investigation when it was evident that school employees have taken photos of him which are about 400 years while he was performing different things like sleeping and sometimes he was without clothes in his room.

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In the response, school administration said that they have software for the lost and stolen laptops and due to which the camera took photos of the students in every 15 minutes without any notification to the user.

They took about the 56,000 pictures of the students which are a violation of the privacy.

This is just not it but according to the report of BBC, the price to access the girl’s camera is 1$ and the price to access the boy’s camera is 1$.

They earn by obtaining the cameras of the young girls and boys and capturing their private moments inside their room or home.

This is quite dangerous because these photos and pictures can leak to any website which is not healthy for the reputation of any student who is not aware of the cameras spy.

The programs through which the videos and images of the student recorded are not that expensive, and they don’t have to invest a lot at the time of buying the software.

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There was a case which was telecast by the BBC when a guy hacked the camera of a girl named Cassidy Wolf who won 2013 crown of Miss Teen USA.

That guy took photos of her, and when logged into her social media account she came to know that someone has taken her pictures, and he blackmailed her for the money.

Later it came out he took photos of 12 girls and then he blackmailed them for the cash.

For his this act he got 18 months prisoner behind the bars which were a significant action to threaten the other guys who are in same business and who are teasing girls for the cash in return of their pictures over social media.

The common way to infect the computer with this software is to give any link to the user through the mail and once they clicked the link, they virus will be on their computers.

With the help of the virus, the hacker will be able to control the camera as per their choice and the hacker can take pictures and record videos of the other user without even notifying them.

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People should be careful at the time of clicking links in their e-mails because this is common now to make a fool of individuals.

Many people receive emails like click the link to claim 20$ as a reward, and high chances are there that these people are recording your every move and your positions when you are in your room.

They can leak your photos and videos without your knowledge, and they can blackmail you to give them cash, or they will leak the photos on social media among your friends.

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