Microphone Lock protects your privacy by detecting and preventing unauthorized microphone access. Hackers, spies and companies share a great interest in your privacy, and some have found ways to turn on your microphone using malware, viruses, camfecting and click-jacking. With Microphone Lock you can deny all apps access to your microphone. If a microphone was already in use, its audio will silence immediately.
“the FBI can listen to your laptop via your microphone”
And, if you unlock your microphone, Microphone Lock will monitor activity and alert you instantly if an intruder turns on your microphone!
• Microphone Lock completely disables microphone access by any app
• Lock specific microphones
• Fast keyboard shortcuts to lock/unlock all microphones
• Automatic notifications when a microphone is accessed
• System status bar icon shows microphone lock/access
• Log with most recent microphone activity
• Adjustable alert sound
• Automatic launch at logon
• Autolock with sreensaver/screenlock
• Synchronizes with Camera Lock (separately available in the Mac App Store)
• Fully compatible with built-in microphone, line input, and external analog microphones
• Generic USB audio devices may support lock or access alerts only partially
• Apple LED Cinema and Thunderbolt displays support full microphone locking, and limited access alerts
• Microphone Lock automatically lists all your audio input devices and their compatibility
Protect your privacy, lock your microphone and detect intruders.
Microphone Lock was developed to minimize the risk of unauthorized microphone access. Future advances in operating system as well as hacking may affect the risk. The only 100% secure way to prevent unauthorized microphone access is to have no microphone at all.
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.