23% online users always allow apps and services access to microphones or webcams

Unfortunately, a webcam cover doesn’t block the microphone but it’s a good idea and leads to many “You’re cover is on” moments at the start of video calls…:

[…] To feel safer while using webcams, and to ensure that the rise in virtual communication is met with an equal rise in people protecting their privacy and safety, Kaspersky offers the following advice:

Invest in a simple, dedicated webcam cover to provide peace of mind when the tool isn’t being used.


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