Two researchers at Johns Hopkins University published a paper that has recently been widely reported throughout the Mac blogosphere.They claim to have been able to hack the webcam on older Mac Book and i Mac computers so the camera worked without activating the green LED. I've had a look over the paper, and it's not as bad as you might think.
What's more, they've also developed an OS X kernel extension which fixes the exploit.
It's important to understand, first of all, that the exploit as described is specific to the circuitry of Macs.
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