Are you a Burn Notice fan? If you are then you will note that Michael Weston is the new MacGyver! Being the burn spy that Michael is, he uses his spy skills and knowledge to help the less fortunate. One of the amazing gadgets that he makes on the show (Burn Notice season 3 Ep 3) is a homemade wireless Bluetooth.
One way of sending secret messages is to hide confidential data in inconspicuous graphic files. This file is then sent to a contact over the internet. But with appropriate software and code word, the text can be taken out of a picture. One such system uses the well-known steganography technology that is also used for digitally watermarking pictures. Bitmap graphics consist of pixels that can be modified to store your text. If the altered picture – containing the text file – is then seen by someone else, it will simply look like a normal image. It works by removing or altering some of the bits that make up the pictures pixels and replacing them with the text. To the Human eye these changes cannot be seen as only insignificant information is removed and this is done across the whole spectrum of the digital image. One of the best shareware programmers for hiding text inside pictures is called StegenICE and can be found on the internet for a free download, if you look for it.
Below, you will find some of the coolest Panic rooms / Spy hideouts I could find. Check them out and let me know what you think. But first, what is the concept of the Safe Room? Is it a response to the increased risk of kidnaping and terrorist attacks? Are you a high-profile person? wealthy? Typically the intent of the Spy hideout or Continue reading
Webcams have many uses; you can see they are a very useful tool for spying and very affordable. From reading the article we Continue reading
As a spy, sometimes you wind up in a situation where picking handcuffs need to be done. But once you see how easy Continue reading
* The FBI research revealed that 74 percent of children abducted and murdered were killed within the first 3 hours of their disappearance: article taken from “ http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/law-enforcement-bulletin/november-2011/crimes-against-children-spotlight”
* As of December 31, 2012, National Crime Information Center (NCIC) contained 87,217 active missing person records. Continue reading
Sitting at dinner with a client going over important spy plans for the next mission he was going to give me. We talk about Continue reading
In today’s society as a spy, one of the most important tools you can have is technology. We have the ability of all kinds of technology at our finger tips, and the resources are unbelievable. So, let us jump in and talk about GPS Tagging. More and more cameras have GPS built right into them so the moment you take a photo, your camera records the GPS coordinates of where you took the picture. (I know right!) I know that some of you are wondering where we can find these magical GPS coordinates. Continue reading