Sunday, November 5, 2017

Video Voyeur Drones Grab Headlines – Business Espionage Drones Don't

A growing number of women in Port Lincoln, South Australia, have reported being woken at night by a drone spying on them in their homes.

One woman was sleeping alone on her remote hobby farm when she was woken up by an object banging into her window, only to realize it was a drone with a camera attached.

Another woman told the ABC of the anxiety and panic she now experiences at night due to a similar encounter, saying, “You’ll hear a noise and even if it’s not a drone you just get paranoid…

Two of the victims no longer shower at night for fear of the drone capturing them while naked.

In May this year, a Sydney woman reported having been spied on by a drone while she was getting out of the shower.

These disturbing instances reflect the growing problem of the law being ill-equipped to deal with fast-developing technology, such as drones and revenge porn — with women constituting the largest proportion of victims to cyber-crimes. more

Spybusters Tip #519 - Video voyeur drones are headline grabbers. Business espionage drones go unnoticed. 

If your office has a window, you have an information security vulnerability. One quick high resolution drone camera flyby and visible paperwork and whiteboard information is theirs. 

Close curtains, or angle blinds downward when you leave. 

No curtains? Develop the "clear desk" habit. ~Kevin