Experts warn of ‘epidemic’ of bugging devices used by stalkers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′][/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] More funding and legal powers are needed for police to stop a surge of stalkers using eavesdropping devices to spy on victims, experts have warned. By[nbsp_tc]James Hockaday[nbsp_tc]for Metro.co.uk [nbsp_tc] [/text_tc][spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][image_tc url=’https://www.shapestones.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/5.png’ timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′ target=’_self’][/image_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] [nbsp_tc] Firms paid to detect the bugs say they’re finding more and more of the devices which are readily available on online…

STALKER HELL Ex-boyfriend spied on lover by hiding secret cameras and listening devices in her home

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Wayne Bamford, 47, was told he faces a ‘significant custodial sentence’ because of the risks he faces to women By Robin Perrie [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] JEALOUS Wayne Bamford is facing jail after he placed covert listening devices in his ex-partner’s bedroom during a stalking campaign. Bamford, 47, refused to accept their relationship was over after Joanna Dawson ended it and launched a “highly sophisticated” covert…

Why Do Ordinary People Commit Acts of Espionage?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Political ideology and money serve as motivators for some people to commit acts of espionage, but they’re not the only factors involved. By Jerad W. ALEXANDER [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] In mid-July, 2018, Mariia Butina, a 29-year-old assistant to the Russian central bank and long-time Vladimir Putin ally Alexander Torshin, was arrested in Washington, D.C., on a charge of “conspiracy to act as an agent of…

Navy veteran raped schoolgirl and planted hidden camera

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Scott Forbes plied a 14-year-old girl with alcohol during sex attacks in Edinburgh. A former serviceman raped a schoolgirl and sexually assaulted another underage girl[nbsp_tc] By[nbsp_tc]STV [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Scott Forbes also placed a hidden camera in another victim’s bedroom and recorded footage of her while she was naked and getting dressed. Jailing him for nine years on Monday, a judge told Forbes, 49, that…

Are millennials keeping their data safe?

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] Norton reports one in three millennials use the same password for all accounts; 53 percent have shared passwords with friends or family. By DECCAN CHRONICLE [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] While the awareness level in millennials is high about the latest trends in technology and gadgets, it is alarming to see how the knowledge is not being translated well into practice, making them an easy prey for…

Man wanted for voyeurism after hidden camera found in Scarborough restaurant washroom

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’] [spacer_tc pixels=’15’][/spacer_tc][h_tc type=’1′] WATCH ABOVE: Two spy cameras have been discovered inside public washrooms in two Toronto restaurant locations in the past week. Spy camera detectors can be used if you feel your privacy is in question. Tom Hayes reports. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] Toronto police are looking to identify a man wanted for allegedly placing a hidden camera in a Scarborough restaurant washroom. Police said the…

Police: Espanola man confesses to placing camera in neighbor’s home

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] ESPANOLA, N.M. (KRQE) – An Espanola man is accused of spying on his female neighbor by planting a[nbsp_tc]camera in an unusual[nbsp_tc]place. [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] The woman says she went to replace the bottle in her Glade Air Freshener when she found a hidden camera. When police played the video showing the man who put it there, the woman says she recognized her neighbor, 67-year-old Johnny…

Burning Umbrella: An Intelligence Report on the Winnti Umbrella and Associated State-Sponsored Attackers

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’2′] • We assess with high confidence that the Winnti umbrella is associated with the Chinese state intelligence apparatus, with at least some elements located in the Xicheng District of Beijing. • A number of Chinese state intelligence operations from 2009 to 2018 that were previously unconnected publicly are in fact linked to the Winnti umbrella. • We assess with high confidence that multiple publicly reported threat actors…

Senior New Zealand naval officer accused of hiding camera in embassy toilets

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][h_tc type=’1′] Alfred Keating pleads not guilty over discovery of miniature camera in embassy bathroom in Washington where he was defence attache [/h_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] One of New Zealand’s most senior naval officers is accused of hiding a secret camera in the toilets of the New Zealand embassy in Washington, in an attempt to obtain intimate footage of people using the bathroom. Alfred Keating, 58, was a…

Man arrested for hidden cameras in woman’s home

[section_tc][column_tc span=’12’][ul_tc timing=’linear’ duration=’1100′ delay=’0′][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#febf2c’] A man in his 20s was booked without detention for installing cameras in and outside a woman’s home, Busan local police said Tuesday. [/li_tc][li_tc icon=’el-el_stop’ icon_color=’#febf2c’] The man is charged with entering the victim’s residence 12 times while it was empty and installing the hidden cameras inside the home. [/li_tc][/ul_tc][text_tc timing=’linear’ trigger_pt=’0′ duration=’1000′ delay=’0′] According to the police, the man spotted the victim…

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