How to restrict applications' access to the webcam with Kaspersky Internet Security 19 for Mac
Applications installed on your Mac can secretly use your web camera for malicious purposes. With Kaspersky Internet Security 19 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 camera:
- In the main window of Kaspersky Internet Security 19 for Mac, click Privacy.
- In the Block webcam line, click Block.
- Restart running applications or restart your Mac.
Access to the web camera has been blocked for applications.
Kaspersky Internet Security 19 for Mac supports web cameras which are compatible with the following devices:
- MacBook Air
- MacBook Pro
- iMac 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 19 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.