There's a better way to cover your webcam (and 3-packs start at $26)

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The jury is still out on whether Mark Zuckerberg will make good on his promise of elevating his commitment to protecting Facebook users' privacy, but we're fairly certain that the tech mogul knows a thing or two about safeguarding his own privacy.

A couple of years ago, the wealthiest millennial in the world inadvertently let slip that he performs a DIY trick to prevent hackers from spying on his computer: He covers his webcam and microphone with tape.

Thanks to Zuck, what was once something that was practiced only by conspiracy theorists has been adopted by millions of people, including former FBI Director James Comey and the Pope. Even Edward Snowden, the infamous NSA whistleblower who is knowledgeable about surveillance, strongly suggests that you do the same. Read more...

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