What Two BYU Professors Discovered Concealed Under a Classroom Stool Has Led to a Campus Police Investigation

What Two BYU Professors Discovered Concealed Under a Classroom Stool Has Led to a Campus Police Investigation

TSCM Bugging Device Found

When two professors were recently working inside of a classroom at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, they noticed something hidden under a stool that has sparked a campus police investigation: a secretly concealed audio recorder. The device — found in a classroom inside the Joseph Smith Building where religion classes are taught and where faculty meetings are held — …

An Eavesdropping Lamp that Livetweets Private Conversations

An Eavesdropping Lamp that Livetweets Private Conversations

TSCM Bugging Device Found, Cyber Security

Brian House and Kyle McDonald’s creation, the Conversnitch, impersonates a lightbulb or lamp while eavesdropping on and livetweeting nearby conversations. Photo: Kyle McDonald As former NSA director Michael Hayden learned on an Amtrak train last year, anyone with a smartphone instantly can become a livetweeting snoop. Now a whole crowd of amateur eavesdroppers could be as close as the nearest …