Tuesday, November 27, 2007

SpyBuster's Tip #106 - Eye-Fi

You see someone on your property taking photos with a digital camera.

"Not allowed," you tell them.

"My mistake, I'll erase them right now and put the camera away," they say. "Watch."
faba daba zap - pooffff
Camera shows empty.

No more photos.
Case closed.
Security wins again.

Not so fast...
Those photos might have zapped their way to a web-based storage site, or a nearby computer (check their napsack), the instant they were taken - thanks to Eye-Fi, a new wireless memory card for digital cameras. (more)

Like other electronic spying tricks...
You need to know what to look for, before you know to look for them. ~ Kevin