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Being Spied On - Being Bugged - The Risks

For many companies and individuals the thought of being spied on or bugged, or that someone would actually go to the trouble of listening or watching their activities or private life through electronic surveillance seems a little beyond belief. The facts however show a very different story, with thousands of companies and individuals being affected each year by spy bugging and eavesdropping.

Spying and Bugging Increasing

It is a relatively simple matter to go on the internet or down the high street and purchase a very small but dangerously effective listening device or spy bug. There are also an equal number of micro miniature video cameras available on the market that can be hidden in a room or disguised as an everyday object for less than £50. Many of these spy bugs can be hidden in everyday objects or come readily disguised as calculators, pens, radios, mobile phones and even items such as lamps, plant pots or books.

These items are virtually undetectable without professional electronic bug sweeping equipment and yet they can be devastating when placed in a sensitive area. Bugs can transmit hundreds of metres, and there are even products readily available that can be monitored from anywhere in the world.

How Someone Can Fit a Spy Bug To Spy On You

It is a simple matter to place a listening device or other bug into a company or persons house; the following are some examples used.

*Visit the company or house on an "appointment" and simply drop a disguised pen or similar device on a table
*Send an innocent looking object through the post (a bug will be built inside it)
*Gain entry into the building, either by devious means, or when it is unoccupied
*Use a "listen through the wall device that can operate from outside the building
*Use a work colleague or friend to enter without suspicion

Spy Listening and Bugging Devices Available

The types of devices available on the market are varied both in their format and also their quality and transmission capabilities. Small battery devices may only last a few days, but larger battery powered devices and mains powered devices can last several weeks or even indefinitely.

*Small battery operated device such as a pen, calculator or mobile phone
*Medium sized battery operated device such as a radio, music player, vase or plant
*Mains powered device such as mains radio, lamp, electrical socket, light switch, smoke alarm
*Infinity device (capable of being monitored locally, or anywhere in the UK or overseas
*small device often hidden in walls or ceilings or under floors

Telephone Listening Bugs

In addition, telephone listening devices can be fitted relatively easy to your telephone line and remain undetected for years. These devices can be fitted either inside your company or home, or in many cases can be carefully fitted outside. The position can theoretically anywhere between your house and the exchange. In most cases however the bug is fitted immediately outside your building and is generally fitted over the telephone cable.

Listening and Recording

In general a bug or listening device has an automated record receiver, this means that whenever you speak, the conversation is automatically recorded and the tape or disk can be retrieved by the agent that planted the device.

Another Private Investigation Agency

Someone who wants to place a bug inside your home, office or car, may decide to use the services of a private investigator. Many companies have access to some of the best and most effective bugging devices on the market. Devices can even be built to order providing a device that is more difficult to detect and easier to hide or disguise.

IF YOU SUSPECT THAT YOU HAVE BEEN BUGGED BY A LISTENING OR VIDEO DEVICE, CALL US ON 020 71383021 (PREFERABLY USE YOUR MOBILE PHONE from outside the property) AND WE SHALL BE HAPPY TO ASSIST.