How To Prevent Android Phone Camera From Hacking

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Android phones are the main target of malware these days. With the latest Judy Malware, which shook the world, there are constant threats to Android people.

One of the common ways hackers are carried out is to hack into your smartphone’s camera and record every activity of you. So, what to do to protect your camera from being hacked?

Well, follow these steps.

How To Prevent Android Phone Camera From Hacking

Step 1: 

Install the CamShield App from the Google Playstore.

Step 2: 

Open the app and then click on start service.

 

Step 3: 

You will now be asked to provide access to the accessibility permission.

Step 4: 

The settings page of your phone will now be opened. Find the CamSheild app from the list and open it.

Step 5: 

Switch on the accessibility settings. You will now be asked to enter your pattern or password. 


Once entered, the app will now be activated.

Step 6: 

Now go back to the CamShield app and enable the service.

A notification of the app will now be visible on your status bar. You can click on it anytime to enter into the app.

Step 7: 

From now on, the CamShield app will warn you anytime your Camera is accessed and prevent your Android phone camera from hacking.

Some hackers even inject malware into popular apps like Instagram or Snapchat to record people’s activities and save their photos.

We also recently reported that Facebook might monitor your movement through the webcam on your phone or laptop.

So, beware and be safe, because you might not know, someone might be watching you right through your camera, right now and hacking your Android phone’s camera.

Raja
Technology and Cybersecurity Enthusiast with a passion for writing and sharing knowledge. Podcasts occasionally and loves to keep watching the same TV series over and over again during my free time.