The culture of Dubai has a high value for the privacy of everyone, it outlawed the violation that includes taking pictures of people without their consent. If you’re seriously concerned about your privacy in Dubai, then you must think to tape your webcam and the front camera of your phone or iPad. Tape it especially if you’re in the bedroom with your wife. Don’t think that you’re alone and nobody is watching you. If you’re visiting unsafe websites, it’s possible that you’re being tracked by these websites. Hackers can turn your camera on without your knowledge.
UAE Laws are prohibiting people living within its boundaries. But, hackers living outside of the United Arab Emirates can infringe your privacy. So, it’s advisable to everyone to tape camera.
According to UAE laws, disclosing someone’s privacy through the means of IT is an illegal and punishable crime. It’s not limited to individuals, it includes the confidential information of a company. After resigning from a company, you don’t have to disclose the privacy of that company in public through any means include the means of social media channels.
Tape your camera for your privacy
“The Director of the FBI has defended covering occurring the webcam regarding his computer considering a piece of record, describing it as a common prudence security engagement.
“Speaking at a conference at the Center for Strategic and International Studies this week, James Comey said that there are some sensible things you should be press in advance, and that’s one of them,’’ The Telegraph said.
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Therefore, don’t think that you are alone while you are connected to the internet, someone may be watching you or recording you. For your privacy, taping your webcam and microphone is advisable.
How hackers attack webcams
According to Norton, “Most hackers utilize so-called Trojan horse attacks, says Stiennon. You click on an attachment or download a piece of music or video infected with malware, and a hacker is able to remotely control your PC’s functions.’’
“The ultimate security control is to cover the lens,’’ Fox says
Don’t keep PCs, tablets, and smartphones with the camera in bedrooms.
Makeuseof.com advised: “tape over the webcam if you’re using a borrowed machine – you never know who might be watching.’’