Camera Guard

Camera Guard 2017.03.04

Free hardware protection app

Camera Guard is a privacy app designed to protect against unwanted access to microphones and cameras. With recent revelations regarding widespread third-party device access, Camera Guard promises to actively monitor and block any attempts at gaining control of sensitive hardware. Once set-up, the program runs quietly in the background and creates a log of any any attempts at access with an additional optional alert. While the app is a free download, a subscription is needed for the more useful features such as microphone monitoring. A decent product. View full description

PROS

  • Free download
  • Good performance

CONS

  • Full version requires subscription
  • Lacks multi device support

Camera Guard is a privacy app designed to protect against unwanted access to microphones and cameras. With recent revelations regarding widespread third-party device access, Camera Guard promises to actively monitor and block any attempts at gaining control of sensitive hardware. Once set-up, the program runs quietly in the background and creates a log of any any attempts at access with an additional optional alert. While the app is a free download, a subscription is needed for the more useful features such as microphone monitoring. A decent product.

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Camera Guard 2017.03.04