Google has some new ChromeOS privacy controls coming to Chromebooks. Essentially, you’ll have a software kill switch for your mic and webcam.
Chromebook privacy indicators for mic and camera in the works
A new ChromeOS feature will bring Chromebook privacy indicators to the system level when using your microphone or camera.
This ChromeOS tool tests Chromebook privacy from snoopers behind you
There’s a new internal ChromeOS URL that displays a diagnostic tool to test the Chromebook privacy feature that detects snooping behind you.