Friday, April 5, 2019

The Surprising Cost of a GPS Tracking & Cellular Eavesdropping Bug

As described on eBay...

Ultra Mini GF-07 GPS Long Standby Magnetic SOS Tracking Device for Vehicle/Car/Person Location Tracker Locator System Anti-lost Device 

1. Small size and light weight, easy for carry.

2. Black shell, easy to hide, perfect for tracking vehicles, teens, spouses, elderly persons or assets. With two powerful magnets inside, easy to attach to vehicle firmly, no extra installation need.

3. All you need is a working SIM card (NOT included!) to insert into the device, then you can track and map (with Google Maps) in real-time over the Internet.

4. Dial SIM card number, then you can hear voice around this tracker, with no light and no noise, you can monitoring and spy what's going on around the tracker silently and secretly.

5. Voice Recording Function: Send text message 555 to SIM card number, it will reply a message “Snd” and start recording, SIM card and TF card are not included.

Electronic surveillance devices, like this one, are flooding into the country. Below is just one of the many ads on eBay alone. At these prices (as low as $11.99, and cheaper from the China and Hong Hong listings) they are throwaway items. Set it and forget it. No need to risk retrieving it to recharge the battery. 

Businesses especially need to be concerned. Imagine competitors tracking your sales people, delivery trucks, or your top executives. Learn more about these types of devices and what you can do about them.
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