News Stories relating to "spy"
Friday, December 5, 2014
You have something personal to discuss with a friend. You arrange to meet for a coffee and a chat in a public restaurant. It's noisy, and you have a good heart to heart in the belief that nobody else can hear what you're saying. Or you leave a message on an answer phone or via a phone app and think that it's just between yourself and the recipient...
Friday, April 12, 2013
In the 1970s and ’80s, when undercover agents recorded conversations with mobsters and corrupt politicians, they wore a bulky tape recorder strapped around their waists--that sometimes weighed as much as 10 pounds--and wires, connected to a microphone, taped to their chests. Needless to say, they were nervous about being caught!
Friday, March 15, 2013
It's shocking enough to see a rat
scurrying across your kitchen floor, but what if that "rat" was REALLY a remote-controlled spy? And even better, what if it wasn't a robot disguised as a rat, but a REAL rodent, being operated from a distance by remote control?
Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Spying has changed in the internet age--Now we leave a record of what we're doing and what we're interested in every time we click on a website, post on a social network or purchase something online. Homeland Security and police are tracking this information, and so are AD AGENCIES.
In the December 13th edition of the Financial Times...
Friday, May 4, 2012
What if you could use your iphone
to develop the Superman-like skill of having X-ray vision? Well, now you can: A microchip enables a phone to see through walls, wood and plastics and--although the researchers deny this--through clothing as well, meaning you can...
Friday, March 23, 2012
The NSA (National Security Administration) is building a huge computer complex called The Utah Data Center, where they can spy on the rest of us in Bluffdale, a small town in Utah, which (until now) has mainly been known as a major center of Mormon polygamy. Once it's built, it will be over five times the size of the US Capitol in Washington, DC...
Thursday, November 3, 2011
The government is spying on us
and now we're spying on each other. Here's the latest, and it's a pattern that repeats itself daily in hundreds of millions of offices and coffee shops around the world: People sit down, turn on their computers, set their mobile...
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Engineers who work for giant telecommunications companies or small start-ups are inventing products that can send messages--from a diaper that lets parents know their baby needs changing, to slippers that can tell when your grandmother might be about to fall down and break her hip. Finnish engineer Jari Arkko connected his house to a wireless...
Monday, May 30, 2011
Congress just passed the extension of the Patriot Act with hardly a murmur and it was signed into law on May 27. Now Senator Ron Wyden (D Oregon) says that what the public has been led to believe the act allows and how the government secretly interprets it are two different things. The reason is that the government's interpretations of the act are...
Friday, April 15, 2011
The US military is developing software that will let it secretly manipulate social media sites, like Facebook, by using fake online personas to influence internet conversations and spread pro-American propaganda. So your "facebook friend" may really be a covert agent who is...
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Ever wondered just how much information about you your cell phone carrier has? They keep this information secret, so German Green party politician Malte Spitz whose carrier is the German company Deutsche-Telekom went to court to obtain his records, and the results are chilling: He found that he was being continually being tracked.
Friday, December 3, 2010
...And Jim Marrs, this week's Dreamland host
and author of "The Trillion Dollar Conspiracy," ought to know! Banks aren't just giving you credit scores, they are issuing their customers "bank-depositor behavior score," based on your...
Monday, October 19, 2009
Who would have thought that space science has the kind of secrets worth spying for? Stewart David Nozette, one of the NASA scientists who discovered that there is water on the moon, has been arrested as a spy for Israel, after being caught on videotape in an FBI "sting" operation. What kinds of secrets was he revealing?
Sunday, July 19, 2009
A spy would probably try to wear clothes that made him invisible. Failing that, the best thing to wear would be clothes that could take photographs of everything around him, without him seeming to ever click a camera.
BBC News reports that US researchers have created a fabric that can detect the wavelength and direction of light falling...
Tuesday, October 28, 2008
Computer criminals could soon be eavesdropping on what you type by analyzing the electromagnetic signals produced by every key press, as a technology that has been available to US intelligence agencies for twenty years finally makes its way into the public domain.
Swiss researchers have done it: By analyzing the signals produced by a...
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
It sounds like a science fiction film, but it's true: The Defense Department is warning us that Canadian coins are being circulated that have tiny transmitters hidden inside them.
The coins were planted on American contractors who recently traveled to Canada, but no one is saying who did it or why. China, Russia and France are all...
Wednesday, October 8, 2003
Here's a great way to spy on your friends or take secret snaps of any celebrities you encounter?wear sunglasses with a built-in camera. Huw Robson of Hewlett Packard says, "It means you now have a wearable camera which nobody will notice and can take pictures while being involved in events."
The camera constantly takes digital pictures...