How to configure applications' access to the webcam in Kaspersky Internet Security 18 for Mac
With Kaspersky Internet Security 18 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 webcam access for specific applications.
To block access to the webcam:
- Open the preferences of Kaspersky Internet Security 18 for Mac. For the guide on opening the application window, please refer to this article.
- Go to Privacy and select Block webcam.
Kaspersky Internet Security 18 for Mac blocks new requests on accessing your web camera. To apply the new rules to the running applications, please restart them.
Kaspersky Internet Security 18 for Mac supports web cameras which are compatible with the following devices:
- MacBook Air
- MacBook Pro
We cannot guarantee the support of other web cameras.
Here is the list of commonly used applications which are compatible with webcam protection component of Kaspersky Internet Security 18 for Mac:
- Facebook Video Calling
- Microsoft Lync
- iCamera Recorder
- Livestream Procaster
- Should I Sleep
- Camera Recorder
- IP Camera Viewer
This list is given as an example, and the functionality of Webcam protection is not limited to it.