News 2017-10-10T13:32:16+00:00

Corporate Espionage and Countermeasures News

News updates and articles are presented here regarding corporate espionage, eavesdropping, electronic countermeasures, and TSCM. Please subscribe for automatic updates by entering your email address in the box on the right. News posts generally come out once or twice per week. You can search past articles and view archives in the column on the right.

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Early Spy Camera- circa 1890.

The temptation to use technology for spying has been with us for a long time. Carl Stormer purchased his first hidden camera- a "C.P. Stirn Concealed Vest Spy Camera"- when he was a young student of mathematics in Oslo. It was so small that the lens fit through the buttonhole in his vest with a cord that led down to his pocket, allowing him to snap his secret photos.

January 4th, 2018|

Tech alert: Ultrasonic inaudible sounds can take over your phone or computer.

Voice recognition systems built into your phone, computer, or other devices, such as Siri, Google Now, Cortana, or Alexa, can respond to ultrasonic sounds far above your hearing range. If a computer or smartphone has the voice features activated, the device could secretly be given commands to make phone calls, access malicious websites, or many other vulnerable features without the user being aware. This could be used for deliberate eavesdropping, surveillance, or other form of espionage attack.

September 7th, 2017|
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