Question: Is Honorlock Always On?

Is Honorlock a lockdown browser?

When used as a lockdown browser, Honorlock does not provide any webcam or audio monitoring of the student.

Honorlock’s Browser Guard forces students to close all other browser tabs prior to starting the exam, but it does not force students to close other applications on their computer..

What triggers Honorlock?

Honorlock AI system is built to ensure that you keep your focus on your exam without any external distractions. You may trigger a live proctor pop in due to insufficient lighting, background noise, or an incomplete room scan.

Can you cheat on Honorlock?

Yes you can cheat on a honor lock exam. But not in the way you think. Just have a separate device open, (if you’re face isn’t being monitored and do as you please. If your face is being monitored, set up face cam as to they can see below your face, set up a double monitor and get a silent mouse and keyboard.

Why is Honorlock bad?

Like many computer programs, Honorlock is inundated with bugs and other issues making it susceptible to being hacked and as a result, compromising student information. Additionally, it uses third party applications such as Inspectlet, which is what is used to record a student’s network activity.

Can Proctorio see your phone?

Proctorio will never access your personal files or data stored on your computer. Why don’t you allow bathroom breaks during your exams? Actually, Proctorio encourages exam administrators to allow bathroom breaks during exams.

Does Honorlock tell you if you get flagged?

The AI automatically generates a flag if unusual activity is detected, such as another person entering the room. If unusual activity is detected, a live proctor is notified.

Is Honorlock an invasion of privacy?

Honorlock is a lightweight Chrome extension, which gives us very limited access. Google takes serious steps to ensure user privacy and will not allow unchecked access. They will in fact reject an extension submission if it’s an invasion of privacy or if the request for certain information isn’t warranted.

Can Honorlock detect phones?

No. Honorlock does not scan home networks or monitor data from any device on the network other than the one used for testing. Secondary devices, such as phones, can be detected, but this is not accomplished by network snooping.

What can Honorlock detect?

Answer: Honorlock has temporarily enabled the live-proctor pop-in during a quiz for all SPC courses. The Honorlock AI detects audio, speech, multiple faces on camera, face off screen, as well as exam window out of focus. These can trigger a live proctor to pop into the quiz and speak with the student.

How does Honorlock detect cheating?

AI proctoring services like Honorlock and Proctorio record video of students taking their test and then use AI to analyze students and recognize behavior that looks like cheating. They do this with facial recognition, detection, and eye tracking.

How do I know if Honorlock is working?

Honorlock also has an integrity algorithm that can detect search-engine use, so please do not attempt to search for answers. Once you submit your exam, your session ends and your exam attempt is noted in Blackboard. From there, your instructor can assess your work and, if needed, view the results of proctored sessions.