Do-it-yourself wiretapping is not a theoretical figment of the imagination of a bored radio amateur. This is a completely reliable, efficient and inexpensive solution, which can lead to quite tangible consequences. More and more often in our practice we are faced with devices for wiretapping of premises, assembled in a handicraft way.
Another find of the IAC “Living Space” specialists was located in a residential building. An inexpensive model of a used mobile phone, a pre-installed program and a remote microphone are all that cybercriminals needed to organize listening. The device was placed behind the decorative panel of the heating radiator. The availability of the premises for a wide range of people allowed to periodically replace the battery as it was discharged.