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.
Do-it-yourself wiretapping. Another example from our practice.
Most people have heard of such a concept as industrial espionage, but very few have a clear idea of the essence of this phenomenon, and even more so about the real threats and consequences of its influence.
Without a phone it is impossible to imagine the life of a modern person. The phone has ceased to be a common means of communication. Today it is a repository of important information, a payment instrument, a personal identifier, and more. But, despite the endless number of useful functions, the phone is the weak link through which attackers can gain access to the most valuable – your information.
According to Article 32 of the Constitution of Ukraine “… the collection, storage, use and dissemination of confidential information about a person without his consent is not allowed, except in cases specified by law, and only in the interests of national security, economic welfare and human rights.”