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Preventing hacks during online schooling

Preventing hacks during online schooling
Posted at 5:39 PM, Jul 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-18 17:39:40-04

Online schooling is an option for parents to keep students safe from the coronavirus, but using online webcams may introduce a different safety issue.

Newly proposed plans for distance learning will be active for Lee, Collier, and Charlotte County School districts this year.

Security experts say professional hackers can access your we camera and spy inside your home without the camera even being turned on.

The practice is called 'Camfecting.'

Florida school districts have until the end of July to submit their reopening plans to the state.