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  1. How secure are electric cars?

    How secure are electric cars?
    In 2020, a researcher at a Belgian university demonstrated how easy it was for him to hack a Tesla Model X. Using just $300 worth of hardware, Lennert Wouters exploited a combination of seemingly unconnected security flaws to remotely access the keyless entry system on a nearby Tesla Model X. He obviously didn’t steal it. He did highlight how quick...
  2. Counter surveillance: Is your business being watched? Six telltale signs someone's taken an unhealthy interest and what you can do about it

    Counter surveillance: Is your business being watched? Six telltale signs someone's taken an unhealthy interest and what you can do about it
    There are many reasons why someone may spy on your business. It could be for purposes of corporate espionage, to steal data and use it to gain an advantage for their own business. This doesn’t only happen in spy movies - it actually takes place more often than you might think. Alternatively, potential burglars could be keeping an eye on...
  3. Defining counter surveillance - How does it work and why should you do it?

    Defining counter surveillance - How does it work and why should you do it?
    Surveillance technology is creeping into more areas of our lives than ever before, from CCTV on the streets to spyware on our computers.  You can use this technology to improve your life, from securing your home to investigating a mysterious theft at your business. But what happens when unwanted surveillance starts to affect you? This is where counter surveillance comes...
  4. 3 of the best pocket bug detectors – for counter-surveillance on the move

    3 of the best pocket bug detectors – for counter-surveillance on the move
    Worried about being bugged? One of the only ways to know for sure is with a bug detector. Unwanted surveillance is more common than you might think – and there’s been a particular problem with it in holiday rentals over the last few years. Spy cameras are now much tinier and easier to hide, particularly when disguised as an innocuous...
  5. Working from home? Protect your office with these 7 security steps

    Working from home? Protect your office with these 7 security steps
    More of us are working from home than ever before. While that can be great for cutting down on commuting and spending more time with the family, it also means quite literally bringing your work home. If you’ve set up a home office, you’re likely to have all kinds of confidential and sensitive company information in there. It could be...
  6. Is your private data at risk? 8 tips for protecting confidential information

    Is your private data at risk? 8 tips for protecting confidential information
    It’s never been more important to keep your confidential information safe. According to fraud prevention service Cifas, in 2018 there were a huge 189,108 cases of identity fraud in the UK. And recent findings suggest that almost a third of victims have a visible online footprint – usually a social media presence. According to Cifas: “The information a fraudster needs...
  7. Stopping Stalkers - How Counter Surveillance Can Help

    Stopping Stalkers - How Counter Surveillance Can Help
    Experiences of stalking are more common than most people realise. Statistics compiled by the national stalking advocacy service Paladin suggest that upwards of 700,000 people experience stalking each year – and this doesn’t even take into account experiences of cyberstalking. More worryingly, only a small percentage of stalking cases are successfully prosecuted. For example, Crime Prosecution Service (CPS) data for...
  8. Top 5 Security WiFi Spy Cameras for the Home and Office

    Top 5 Security WiFi Spy Cameras for the Home and Office
    Our fantastic range of spy cameras are getting smarter and leaner, and their legitimate uses for monitoring your home and office environment are a wise investment and couldn't be easier to use. Aside from the security aspect, other such applications of a hidden camera would benefit keeping an eye on a new puppy or to ensure a new babysitter is acting...
  9. The Best Of British Spy Equipment

    The Best Of British Spy Equipment
    British engineering has always been synonymous for quality. Flying the Union Jack or Union Flag - the national flag of the United Kingdom (the kingdoms of England and Wales, of Scotland and Ireland) is a jewel in the crown needing no justification or explanation. Displaying British colours shows the world a sign of pride and success and products or services...
  10. Online Spy Shop Coronavirus / Covid-19 Update

    Online Spy Shop Coronavirus / Covid-19 Update
    Online Spy Shop is open and continues to operate as normal. We appreciate the coronavirus has increasingly affected the lives and businesses throughout the UK and worldwide and we would like to assure our customers that we continue to follow guidelines as set out by Public Health England and take the utmost operational and stock precautions to prevent any spread of...

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