[LINK] FBI taps cell phone mic as eavesdropping tool

Ash Nallawalla nospam at crm911.com
Sun Dec 3 10:59:20 AEDT 2006


> > Security-conscious corporate executives routinely 
> > remove the batteries from their cell phones, he added.

Really?  So the power-off switch can be overridden during this covert
eavesdropping mode and the display looks blank, keypad lights stay off, etc?

They'd be better off carrying one of the older models that needed a cable to
be programmed.

- Ash

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