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If you've never used or turned on your laptop webcam, can someone still hack it and watch/record you?

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If you've never used or turned on your laptop webcam, can someone still hack it and watch/record you?

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As long as the Firewall is on and it's blocking the application, nobody on the Internet will be able to turn on your webcam unless the computer is hacked. This means that no, it's not possible to turn on your webcam if you've never used it on your laptop.

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