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If you Google “web cam hacks”, you’ll be astonished by the number of returned links – including links to “how-to videos”. I’m a firm believer in the free exchange of information, but even my high level of tolerance is pushed to the extreme when I see this.
Thankfully, this is an issue that I don’t have to contend with – not that I can imagine someone being interested in hacking my web cam. I rarely run around naked – I save that for special occasions. 🙂
Since I use a Webcam extensively for communicating though, I need reassurance that my cam cannot be hacked – that I will not become a victim of the truly weird creepy crawlies, who fly beneath the Internet radar.
I use only one machine that’s equipped with a web cam, and that cam is protected from intrusion by Zemana AntiLogger, which offers outstanding active Webcam protection.
Regular readers may remember, that I thoroughly tested Zemana AntiLogger earlier this year. Subsequently, through the generosity of Zemana we were able to offer thousands of free licenses to readers.
During the testing period I ran a series of Anti-Keylogger Tests, including tests for web cam penetration. All test methods were defeated by Zemana AntiLogger.
The screen capture below shows the Anti-Web Cam module inside Zemana AntiLogger.
A quick recap of Zemana AntiLogger’s capabilities.
Secure your Internet banking and financial transactions
Protect information in emails and Instant Messages
Protect keystrokes from spyware
Protect all screen images
Webcam Logger protection
No need to download latest virus signatures
No need to know or detect the malware’s signature
No need to wait for updates from a virus lab
No need to scan files
Proactively looks for suspicious activity
Catches not just the usual suspects, but also sophisticated “zero day” malware
Prevents theft of data via secure connections (HTTPS / SSL)
Does not slow down your PC
Easy to download, install and use
To read the full review of this powerful application, “Zemana AntiLogger – An Ounce of Prevention”, go here.
If keylogger protection is a concern, particularly if you, or someone in your family runs a web cam, you should consider adding this application to your security toolbox.
This application is not freeware, but you may download a 15 day trial version at: Zemana
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