Hackers can covertly activate Macbook Webcams without Warning light

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Recently, a Hacker has managed to take nude photos of his high school classmate by covertly activating the Webcam in Macboook without turning on the warning light.

Though it is designed to trigger a warning light near to the webcam whenever the webcam is turned on, researchers says it can be deactivated.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have published a paper entitled "iSeeYou: Disabling the MacBook Webcam Indicator LED", first reported by Washington Post, demonstrates how an attacker can disable the LED indicator.

According to the research, the vulnerability affects the Apple old version of apple products including the iMac G5 and early Intel-based iMacs, MacBooks, and MacBook Pros released before 2008.

However, security researcher Charlie Miller suggest the attack could be possible in newer machines.
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