Secure Communications

Spy lamp can bug any room tastefully

The espionage community has apparently taken up some hobbies since the end of the Cold War–including interior design.

The “GSM Table Lamp” may look like an innocent accent piece from Crate and Barrel, but it doubles as an eavesdropping device that can pick up audio up to 20 meters away. But what really stands out is its global monitoring ability.

As long as it’s in a region with GSM coverage, Red Ferret notes that you can call the lamp from anywhere in the world. And no one will be the wiser, as it’s activated automatically and silently upon connection.

Then you can just sit back and listen as the poor subject of your surveillance slowly turns into the Gene Hackman character in The Conversation.

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May 13, 2007 - Posted by | bugging devices, cellular phone, eavesdrop, English, illegal, mobile, privacy, security, spy, surveillance, tap, technology, wireless, wiretap

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