James Comey, FBI Director, during a press conference at the Center for Strategic Studies expressed rather controversial opinion about privacy. Stated directly that the Webcams on computers and laptops it is better not to hide.
When you walk into any government office, you will see that we all have web cameras installed on the monitors. All of them covered with a small lid. You do so because you don’t want people who do not have this authority watching you. I think it is a good practice.
Fig. Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook
Similar to concerns about privacy, mark Zuckerberg, who proved a video posted on the network, also zakleja the camera in the laptop. According to the people most familiar with modern technologies and possibilities of hackers before szpiegowaniem there is no escape.
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portal the Hill argues that the behavior of the head of the FBI is full of paradoxes. Komi, who is so afraid of hackers, is one of the biggest opponents of encryption. He led the battles against Apple in the matter of unlock iPhone used by terrorists.
Komi Republic In may admitted that he hates WhatsApp . Why? The Communicator encrypts the data and greatly complicates the check run correspondence.
WhatsApp has over a billion users, most decent citizens. But among this billion were terrorists and criminals. A new feature available for people on both sides of the barricades. [...] Will no doubt be an obstacle in studies related to criminal cases or national security.
As you can see, the head of the FBI understands that people want to protect access to their data. At the same time, irritated him the tools to achieve this. As you can see, it all depends on from what point of view we look at the issue of confidentiality.