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Anywhere there's a camera, now there's a risk': Billions of users at risk of Peeping Toms — scientists devise incredibly simple eavesdropping system costing only a few hundred dollars
By Wayne Williams published 2 days ago
EM Eye can even capture camera feeds through walls

A new threat to privacy has emerged, as scientists in the US have found a way to spy on video feeds from cameras in devices ranging from smartphones to home security systems.

The method, known as EM Eye, can even capture images through walls, raising huge concerns about the potential for misuse.

The research, led by Kevin Fu, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern University, targets a vulnerability in the data transmission cables within most modern cameras. These cables unintentionally act as radio antennas, leaking electromagnetic information that can be picked up and decoded to reveal real-time video.

Any camera potentially at risk
As reported by Tech Xplore, the vulnerability exists because manufacturers focus on protecting the intentional digital interfaces of cameras, such as the upload channel to the cloud, but overlook the potential for information leakage through accidental channels. "They never intended for this wire to become a radio transmitter, but it is," Fu explains. "If you have your lens open, even if you think you have the camera off, we're collecting."

The EM Eye method has been tested on 12 different types of cameras, including those found in smartphones, dash cams, and home security systems. The distance required to eavesdrop varies, but in some cases, it can be done from as far as 16 feet away.

The technique does not require the camera to be recording, meaning that any device with an open lens is potentially at risk. Fu suggests that consumers consider using plastic lens covers as a first step to mitigate this threat, although he notes that infrared signals can still penetrate these.

Fu hopes that these findings will serve as a wake-up call to manufacturers to address this vulnerability in their designs. "If you want to have a complete cybersecurity story, yes, do the good science, but you also have to do the computer engineering and the electrical engineering if you want to protect against these kinds of eavesdropping surveillance threats," he says.

In a world where cameras are ubiquitous, this research highlights a significant and widespread risk to privacy. As Fu puts it, "Basically, anywhere there's a camera, now there's a risk."

So I wonder what kit intel/military have...

Robert Duncan - The Matrix Deciphered (introduction about EEG)

So I wonder what kit intel/military have...

EEG Cyber Hive Minds

In order for us to proceed in our understanding of a revolutionizing technology and its capabilities as a weapon, we need to define some concepts and vocabulary.

EEG stands for electroencephalogram. It is a representation of the brain's electrical activity. Traditionally, electroencephalograms are gathered through probes placed all around the head.

They measure minute electrical differences from each other that are representative of the brains activity near the probe. A brain map can be inferred from these voltage sensors. EKGs, electrocardiograms work in exactly the same way to measure the electrical waves from the heart.

MEG stands for magnetoencephalogram and similarly measure the magnetic fields created from ion flows in the brain. They have different tradeoffs in terms of measuring and locating brain activity.

A functional MRI is an active scanning technique used to also measure brain activity in real time as well as its structure.

MRI stands for magnetic resonance imaging. It uses magnetic resonance to create photons that are representative of the types of atoms and bonding states they are in. Another sister technology, is called ESR, electron spin resonance. I have not seen any hospitals which make use of this technique by creating images from electron spin resonance.

Electromagnetic waves are created by a perturbation to electric or magnetic fields that carry information about the states of angular momentum. There are many more brain imaging technologies but these are the traditional ones.

Using probes to collect brain information has limitations beyond just the lack of mobility from the tethered wires attached to the user. It collects electrical information the best at the surface of the brain but not deep into it, that is why so many probes need to be attached to the head in order to get a more refined picture of activity.

I have been studying the human mind for a good portion of my life, from neuroscience, to cognitive modeling, to artificial intelligence.

Here is secret #1

...that has been suppressed by the forces of ignorance in the government. There was a patent that I will keep referring to throughout this book because of the importance of the work. It is published in the appendix.

In 1974, Robert Malech,3 an employee of Dorn & Margolin Inc., a major defense subcontractor in radar design now owned by EDO Corporation an even larger all defense contractor in electronic warfare, invented a fairly simple radar device that could read whole brain electrical activity at a large distance. 4

It has the major advantages of no wires and full brain electrical activity analysis, not just points on the skull surface.

He discovered and perfected a way to use some simple electromagnetic oscillations anywhere from 100Mhz to 40 Ghz to read brainwaves by "illuminating" the brain and its electrical conductance then reading the return signal.

The imaging method observes the changes of frequency resonances, amplitude, and phase which represent the states of neuron depolarization throughout the brain.5

Secret #2

But more profoundly, he discovered that he could influence brain waves if precisely timed with a return training signal. He had no idea that at this moment in history, he had accidentally destroyed democracy as we envision it to be.

The military and surveillance community immediately picked up on the patent and within two years had reprogrammed their communications and surveillance satellites and terrestrial phased arrays with the new concepts.

The rapid deployment of this technology occurred because it only required software changes in already existing radar, imaging, and communications' terrestrial dishes and satellites. Many additional spy satellites have been launched since to bolster the system. So in 1976, on the bicentennial of this great nation, a system called TAMI was born.

TAMI is an acronym for "Thought Amplifier and Mind Interface". A more invasive "Big Brother" technology came about before George Orwell's prediction of 1984.

Secret #3

Stealth RADAR techniques were first recorded by observing the Russian bombardment of the U.S. embassy in Moscow with microwaves.

Using high powered steered phased arrays and focused directed energy from two sources next to each other, one can create a nearly undetectable "scalar" wave, or destructive interference at the point of interest.

With just a minor energy interaction, the interfering beams bounce back with strong signal to noise ratio to be resolved at the sources again. This allows for any imaging technique to be done from extremely large distances.

In effect, it makes distance irrelevant to the detection feature, be it RADAR, MRI, or ESR imaging.

At the same time, the Russians had discovered and were developing similar capabilities. This accelerated the secret arms race that continues to this day.

Hollywood clues...

X-Men "remote viewing" clip (utilizing Cerebro):

This is, in fact, the type of technology that "they" have now...imho

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is more about the actual tech kit that is talked about in the article and what other methods of eavesdropping tech kit they probably possess. If this is public knowledge then the military/intel circles will be a fair few years ahead. so it begs the question .. what tech kit do those fuckers have now?


It's true, as I have probably said on ConCen a few times before, just to remind myself and others, that the military is usually at least 50 years ahead of the civilian world in terms of technology. Which is why I posted a cut and paste quote from the Introduction to a book by NSA whistleblower Robert Duncan, who revealed that the NSA's Signals Intelligence can actually pick up anybody's entire EEG/brainwave states from a distance. That means your entire read out of everything in your brain, including everything you look at and hear through your ears, can be picked up and surveilled by the NSA. There was even another whistleblower who filed a lawsuit against the NSA in 1992 who revealed the technology behind what is called "Remote Neural Monitoring" and claimed they were using this technology against him as well. I have no idea whatever happened to him or the lawsuit, but it is now a matter of public record: John St. Clair Akwei vs. NSA, Ft. Meade, MD, USA:

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