Bug sweeps for politicians

Bug sweeps for politicians

In Jakarta, Indonesia, populist governor Joko Widodo has hopes of becoming the nation’s president when the results of that country’s election are revealed on July 22. During his campaign, Widodo discovered that listening devices had been planted in his home for months. This post discusses the Widodo case and the importance of regular bug sweeps…

Hidden recording devices & stalkers

Hidden recording devices & stalkers

Nicole Muscara, a mom living in upstate New York, went to change the settings on her alarm clock one night, only to find the buttons that should have been on the back were no longer there. The clock wasn’t broken. It simply was not the one she had won at a party back in high…

how surveillance equipment works

How hidden surveillance equipment works

The movie Minority Report takes place in the year 2054. Surveillance cameras are not only everywhere, they’re legal and the fact that you’re constantly under surveillance is accepted by the populace. There’s a great scene where Tom Cruise’s character walks into The Gap, cameras scan his retinas, and he is then offered personalized shopping suggestions,…