6 days Josh Freed: Our gadgets are spying on us — and we’re letting them MG -Opinion
I was talking to a friend as he typed on his computer, but when he finished, he slammed it shut and said: “I don’t want anyone listening or watching while we talk.” It turned out he was worried his computer’s camera can be hacked and hijacked to spy on him whenever it’s on. “Geez!” I thought. How paranoid can you get? Then I looked it up online and that is remotely possible, if your computer is hacked — Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg often covers his computer’s camera with tape. So maybe someone is watching me as I type this column, ... more