Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 429459
Sound should be turned off on locked screens
Last modified: 2015-01-14 18:20:22 EST
Description of problem:
When users lock their screens they often do so, to prevent other people to peek
at or destroy their data when they are temporarily away. However, sound may
still be a security risk. There is the risk that the locked screen makes noises
that annoys the people around it, There is the risk that sound may reveal
sensitive information, There is the risk that sound is recorded.
The current behavior is a potential security risk.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run some sound application and lock screen
Hear the sound still playing
The sound and recording should be muted
Jon, what are your thoughts on this?
Some thoughts here:
(In reply to comment #2)
> Some thoughts here:
That mostly covers sound output. However, what worries me most is sound input.
I.e. a locked computer used as a bugging device
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