The standard prevention tools like firewall, anti-virus and anti-malware are not providing sufficient solution. These tools are dealing with well known worms signatures. However, portable laptop can be infected by worms that using standard interface like java-script or while using unsecure public connections. The only safe solution to deal with webcam and microphone worms is to disconnect them completely. This can be done either permanently by cutting the microphone wires or blocking the webcam lens or temporarily by disabling these devices in sensitive places by the operating system. The temporary solution will give the laptop user the option to use audio and video in public places and block them in secure places like the company or organization campus.
Lan-Secure Wireless Protector: Cam and Mic Auto Disable has the perfect solution to deal with webcam and microphone hacking. The software will automatically disable webcams and microphones on computers that connected to the company network with LAN cable and re-enable them when the LAN cable is disconnected from the computer.
How does it work?
Lan-Secure software is installed on windows organization platform and all the laptops and protected computers needs to be added to the software protection list. The software will scan all protected computers either automatically or manually and deploy a protection service on the selected computers. The protection service will constantly monitor the LAN cable status and disable the webcams and microphones of the protected computers when the LAN of the organization is connected. Trying to enable these devices while the organization LAN is active will disable them again instantly. Only when the organization LAN cable will be disconnected from the protected computer, the protected devices will automatically re-enabled.
How does it protect the organization?
Organization computers can be victims of tapping attacks by webcams and microphones worms. These attacks can be used by potential intruders to collect audio and video information from selected organization employees. Disabling these devices on computers that connected to the organization LAN will prevent any installed worms from collecting audio and video information from the affected computers. Using software protection tool will prevent tapping from organization employees through their personal computers on the organization campus, where most sensitive information can be accessed and recorded for industrial and military espionage.
Computers recording devices like webcams and microphones are standard devices in modern laptops. However, these devices can be easily hacked by simple computer worms. Using software protection tool will prevent organization users from being exposed to industrial and military espionage in the organization campus and give them the ability to use those devices outside the organization.