Monday, January 4, 2016

A Tale of Two Spy Cams

Despite the fast-moving pace of technology, there is one thing that's fairly uncommon, and that is a USB-powered speaker.

It's something that just simply isn't seen very often, and for fairly obvious reasons. Now, why am I pointing this out? Well, if you happen to encounter what looks like a normal computer speaker and there's a USB cord coming out the back of it, you should probably be a little suspicious about the speaker's true intentions.

After removing the back... That white thing is not a speaker -- it's actually a web cam. Someone created this unique spy speaker with bad intentions. more

Sometimes, spycams pose as legitimate web cams. 

I came across this recently...

Clue. Legitimate web cams don't need infrared LEDs positioned around the lens.  ~Kevin