How to restrict applications' access to the web camera with Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac

 

Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac

 
 
 

How to restrict applications' access to the web camera with Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac

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Latest update: 2019 Jul 11 ID: 15196
 
 
 
 
The article concerns Kaspersky Security Cloud for Mac — Family and Personal.
 
 
 
 

Applications installed on your Mac may use your web camera without your permission. With Kaspersky Security Cloud for Mac, you can block unauthorized access to your web camera for applications.

The access will be blocked for all installed applications. It is not possible to block web camera access for specific applications.  

To block access to the camera:

  1. In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security for Mac, click Privacy.

 Opening the Privacy window of Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac

  1. In the Block webcam line, click Block.

Blocking a webcam in Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac 

  1. Restart running applications or restart your Mac.

Access to the web camera will be blocked. 

 
 
 
 
 

Supported cameras

 
 
 
 
 

Here is the list of commonly used applications which are compatible with the web camera protection component of Kaspersky Security Cloud 20 for Mac

 
 
 
 
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