[tor-talk] Cameras

Dave Warren davew at hireahit.com
Thu Nov 24 07:51:26 UTC 2016

On Wed, Nov 23, 2016, at 22:41, Jon Tullett wrote:
> On 22 November 2016 at 10:55, Ben Tasker <ben at bentasker.co.uk> wrote:
> > The problem with blocking the camera in software is that it can then be
> > unblocked in software (and still potentially without your permission).
> And not just
> cameras...https://www.wired.com/2016/11/great-now-even-headphones-can-spy/
> Software control is always risky. I dislike laptops without hardware
> switches for wireless adapters for much the same reason.

I'm amazed that this is considered news, this has seemed perfectly
obvious since ports started being able to handle connections from
multiple types of devices. But hey, I guess good for the rest of the
world for figuring basics out?

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