Chinese state insurer caught up in eavesdropping scandal

Chinese state insurer caught up in eavesdropping scandal

Cean Corporate Espionage, Cyber Security

CHINESE insurance regulator said that a state insurer used an iPhone and a voice recorder to eavesdrop on inspectors. China Insurance Regulatory Commission Shandong bureau said Saturday that the eavesdropping devices were found at the Weifang office of Yingda Taihe Property Insurance. The regulator had been inspecting the Shandong branch. On Jan. 6, inspectors found the iPhone and voice recorder …

When Cyber Security Meets Physical Security

When Cyber Security Meets Physical Security

Cean Corporate Espionage, Cyber Security, Spying

In a recent interview with CNN, the Director of the Secret Service noted that his organization is increasingly focusing on the cyber security of the physical facilities visited by the President of the United States as part of its duty to protect him. This raises the fascinating question of just how much cybersecurity will become part of the physical security …

Accountants and spies: The secret history of Deloitte's espionage practice.

Accountants and spies: The secret history of Deloitte’s espionage practice

Cean Bugging Device Found, Corporate Espionage, Cyber Security, Spying

As 2016 comes to a close, the consulting firm Deloitte is busy hiring employees in the Washington area — listing a total of 392 jobs open in the region with “federal” in the job description. According to its website, the firm is looking to hire a federal contracts manager, a federal cybersecurity consultant and is even advertising for military officers …

Bugged samovar leads to arrest of Russian officials

Bugged samovar leads to arrest of Russian officials

Cean Bugging Device Found, Cyber Security, Spying

Image copyright Wikimedia/ISasha Image caption Most Russian samovars do not come with hidden recording devices, allowing users to enjoy their hot drinks with a clear conscience Russia’s security service arrested three senior officials after recording conversations using a bug hidden in a samovar they had given as a gift of thanks for anti-corruption efforts, it’s emerged. According to the influential …

Is your child’s teddy bear spying on you?

Is your child’s teddy bear spying on you?

Cean Cyber Security

Is your child’s teddy bear spying on you? Have you come home to find an internal door open when you know you always close it? Do you experience intermittent interruption to your television reception? Perhaps there’s a little mound of dust in one particular area of the home? Of course, there are a million reasons why any or all of …

Romanian man arrested in connection with £20 million fraud.

Romanian man arrested in connection with £20 million fraud

Cean Cyber Security

DETECTIVES have arrested the first of 10 people wanted in connection with a £20 million fraud. Anton is wanted by Cheshire police for allegedly committing multiple ATM fraud offences. Romanian citizen Marius Anton, 31, was held in Kent as he attempted to leave the UK on Wednesday, City of London Police have revealed. Anton is wanted by Cheshire police for …

Smart Phone with Security Cameras

Is your cell phone spying on you? Simple ways to stop it

Cean Cyber Security

Flight attendant Lucy Lofton travels the world, and didn’t know until we showed her that our smartphones, always with us, are always keeping track, of every move we make. There’s a digital log kept on her Android under “Google Location Setting” and on my I-phone. Cyber security expert and founder of Identity Theft, 911, Adam Levin showed us the treasure …

Your Device Can Spy On Your Every Move

Your Device Can Spy On Your Every Move

Cean Cyber Security

Do you really know for sure your GPS is off simply because your phone’s screen says it is? We now have dozens of smart devices in our houses and even on our bodies. They improve our lives in so many ways – from lowering energy consumption in our homes to egging us on to be active. But these smart devices …

Dupont Edge Moor Plant

Stealing White: How a corporate spy swiped plans for DuPont’s billion-dollar color formula

Cean Cyber Security, Spying

There’s white, and then there’s the immaculate ultrawhite behind the French doors of a new GE Café Series refrigerator. There’s white, and then there’s the luminous-from-every-angle white hood of a 50th anniversary Ford Mustang GT. There’s white, and then there’s the how-white-my-shirts-can-be white that’s used to brighten myriad products, from the pages of new Bibles to the hulls of superyachts …