Camera Guard™ makes sure that no hacker, spy or malware can observe you or listen in on your macOS device.
Source: WIRED Magazine, Sep. 2014
Not only millions of users, but also founder of Facebook™ Mark Zuckerberg and FBI-chief James Comey tape over the webcam and microphone of their MacBook.
With good reason: Everything and everybody is spied on! We know this since June 2013 when the first NSA documents were revealed by whistle-blower Edward Snowden. Since then increasingly threatening details are being constantly uncovered.
But not only have hackers found solutions to misuse the webcam and microphone without a warning signal to the user, but also the discovered Mac-Malware Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor is highly dangerous, because it specifically targets control of the integrated webcam.
With just one click you can protect any Mac’s webcam against access by hackers, spies or malware. The app efﬁciently blocks any detected attempts, while also alerting you to the attempts.
Protect any Mac’s build-in microphone from being accessed by a spy or the latest trojans.
The new app blocker provides pin-controlled App for macOS. Users of shared Macs can protect their personal apps with a pin to protect them from unauthorized access by other users or younger family members.
The new app protection in Camera Guard™ Mac is perfect for parents who share their Mac with younger family members and worry their kids might access things they shouldn't. Any apps like Apple Mail, Photos, Contacts, and even games can be prevented from opening without a 4-digit pin. This helps keep kids safe and their mind on homework while using the family Mac.
With the Deep Detective™ we have created an intelligent and versatile detective that observes all accesses to the macOS device – similar to an alarm system, a firewall or an Intrusion Detection System – only smarter.
Deep Detective™ permanently controls which process or program currently attempt to access the camera. Additionally it reports known – and thanks to modern heuristic methods – also unknown attack attempts.
Typically, a small green light next to the camera turns on when the web-camera becomes active. This mechanism has already been circumvented several times, most prominently demonstrated through Miss Teen USA's painful experience, Cassidy Wolf, who was secretly recorded with nude pictures being taken.
According to the Washington Post, both the FBI and NSA use various methods to activate users' camera without their knowledge secretly.
Using the latest technology, the smart Deep Detective™ is constantly monitoring and protecting critical system areas and your personal data with an additional layer of prevention against Mac encrypting ransomware attacks like KeRanger and more.
Camera Guard™ can, especially with activated Deep Detective™, be used ideally in combination with other existing security solutions like anti-virus scanners or firewalls.
Anti-virus scanners and firewalls have already been stretched to their limits for years: With Camera Guard™ you surpass those limits, because the software observes and secures specific hardware components that couldn’t be protected by modern security solutions.
Supported Operating Systems for Software
macOS 10.15 or higher (macOS Catalina, macOS Big Sur, macOS Monterey)
Minimal Hardware Requirements
Minimal system requirements of the operation system
50 MB free hard drive space
Internet connection for updates and activation
Compatible with all models of MacBook, MacBook Air, Macbook Pro, iMac, iMac Pro
Protection against (un)known attack attempts
Pop-Ups regarding security breaches
Securely protect Apps with a pin
Set a schedule for each app or all apps to allow unblocked usage for specific days and times.
Deep Detective protection against known and unknown attack attempts incl. smart ransomware protection
Supports Apple Touch ID on lastest Macbook Pro.
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