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Chrome browser turns on microphone, snoops on everything you say

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by bartosimpsonio, Jun 24, 2015.

  1. bartosimpsonio

    bartosimpsonio Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Google is working hard to break the Guinness world record for creepiest corporation out there.

    By the way. Is any blackhat out there still using Chrome? If you are, then you're begging for penalties. I've been saying this for ages.
    [h=1]Google eavesdropping tool installed on computers without permission[/h] Privacy advocates claim always-listening component was involuntarily activated within Chromium, potentially exposing private conversations






    http://www.theguardian.com/technolo...g-tool-installed-computers-without-permission
     
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  2. Gioware

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    Just wait a while and it will provide adsense ads based on your conversations.
     
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    i only use chrome for one web site because they won't accept fox... :batman:
     
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    Which site is that?
     
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    What??? I have been using it for ages (not literally, more like a couple of years) only because of someones recommendation. Which browser do you guys use or which one would you recommend for internet marketing.?
     
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    Yeah, which browser you guys use for Internet Marketing? Would love to hear your opinions.
     
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    How could they turn on a mic that has an on/off button?
     
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    Oh my God they heard my cock


    Hope it was a lovely chesty blonde
     
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    Change user agent in firefox about:config
     
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    they probably loved me shouting at my dog the other day telling it to stop eating its f*cking feet!!!!

    then a foot fetish ad came up on adsense..... (jokes)
     
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    I've always been a Firefox user and I think the majority are too.
     
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    This is why we need devices (most likely PCs) with no built in mic. So we can just buy an external mic with an on/off button.
     
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    better video about that published a year and a half ago
     
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    I could have sworn I read a similar article last year about this. I wouldn't describe myself as a black hat, but I still use Chrome, although I've been looking to move away from it for some time now as the browser is abysmal these days.
     
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    which setting:

    1. general.useragent.site_specific_overrides;true
    2. general.useragent.compatMode.firefox;false
    3. general.useragent.complexOverride.moodle;false
    4. general.useragent.locale;en-US
    5. useragentswitcher.version;0.73
    6. general.useragent.enable_overrides;false
     
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    They can use webcam's mic.
    Open up Cable STB box and see if that have a mic in it.
     
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    I speak Bosnian, we hardly understand each other when we are talking, and to be afraid Google?

    No thanks.

    I hope they hear me releasing weird sounds every night when I mastrubate.

    Cheers
     
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    Creat a new entry (string) there by right clicking and name it: general.useragent.override

    and the in value copy any string from searching google about chrome useragent list.
     
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    i just installed 'User Agent Switcher' for FF and it didn't work, so this tweak probably won't help very much.

    the site that will only accept chrome is powtoons.com
    even tho it's supposed to work with ff!