Covering the webcam on your computer is a good idea. Don’t take my word for it, just see what FBI Director James Comey has to say about it:
There’s some sensible things you should be doing, and that’s one of them,” Comey said regarding webcam covers. “You go into any government office and we all have the 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 that people who don’t have authority don’t look at you. I think that’s a good thing.
But come on, no-one is spying on little old me, right? Are you confident you’d be able to tell if someone was?
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