[Noisebridge-discuss] spying webcams no light required eff

Jake jake at spaz.org
Wed Dec 18 05:14:57 UTC 2013


apparently the consensus is that you CAN turn on a webcam without turning 
on the light

i shouldn't be so surprised but i think it probably only works with some 
cameras.. okay maybe a lot of them, maybe all.  but it's not a standard 
call anyway, that's good to know.

http://security.stackexchange.com/questions/6758/can-webcams-be-turned-on-without-the-indicator-light

http://forums.logitech.com/t5/Webcams/Can-I-turn-off-red-LED/m-p/277305#M52816

http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4123744/how-to-disable-webcam-diode-programatically

https://supporters.eff.org/shop/laptop-camera-cover-set


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