Should You Cover Your Webcam? Only If You’ve Taken These Steps First

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Recently, people idly noticed Mark Zuckerberg covers his Mac’s webcam with a piece of tape. He’s not alone, as the head of the FBI does it as well. And it’s been an unquestioned axiom of web security for years: Cover up your webcam. But covering your webcam is often little more than a placebo that keeps people from protecting their computers.

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