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Spying with Apple devices

Discussion in 'Technical' started by Motomom34, Mar 16, 2016.

  1. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    I need tech help. I saw this done. Really cool

    If you own Apple products or similar products maybe you can help. The reason this would be an interesting thing to do is that it could help you see if trouble is coming. If you and yours are hiding in a room and the bad guys head down the hall, you could use your phone or device as a camera to track their movements.

    I am interested if you can use a phone and tablet or Ipod and phone or tablet? Or would it have to be just a phone and watch.
  2. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    You can use ANY of the Apple Products to look at just about ANY imbedded Camera, in ANY other device that has either a BlueTooth, (<10 Meters) or an IP Stack, in it's Communication Protocols.... I use my iMac, iPhone, iTouch, and iPad, to monitor the IP Web Cameras that are placed around my AoO, to watch the Area... These may be connected to my Network via Wire, (Ethernet) or Wireless. (WiFi)
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  3. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    I sleep and my babies keep watch. They growl when they (somehow) hear the deer munching corn 60' away. Most any form of security can be beaten except animals.
    Last week, a fox was in the woods. My girls let us know he was there. Unfortunately, their greetings ran him off before I could deal with him.

    If someone enters our home; I would let them loose and deal with it.
  4. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey

    And then there is this
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  5. BTPost

    BTPost Old Fart Snow Monkey Moderator

    My iPhone is fingerprint protected, no need for entering the 6 Digit Unlock Code, out in the field.... I do NOT USE a Thumb, or index Finger, either, so they would need to know which finger I used.... And after four Tries, on the fingerprint, it reverts to the 6 Digit UnLock Code.... Which neither Apple, the FBI, or anyone else can crack.... My information is as safe as anything on this planet....
  6. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+ Founding Member

    When I am not using a computer/smart phone camera there is black electrical tape on the lens.

    Even Apple is doing it..

    Initial details on Apple’s strict rules for Apple Watch app development were revealed last week, but as the April 24th release date nears we’re starting to hear more about the bizarre secrecy surrounding the wearable. In an email to potential Apple Watch developers earlier this week, obtained by The Verge, Apple has started to invite app developers to WatchKit Labs across the world. There’s a strict attendance policy to enter WatchKit labs, involving government-issued photo ID and the need to bring a near-final version of an Apple Watch app on a MacBook running Yosemite.
    This all seems reasonable, but Apple specifically states "you may bring one personal iPhone into the lab," noting that no other equipment is allowed (apart from the MacBook). "You agree that tape will be placed over the cameras on your MacBook and iPhone (or on your team member’s MacBook or iPhone) since no photography or video will be allowed at WatchKit labs." Tape is certainly one way to prevent leaks, but it’s not clear what Apple is trying to hide here given that public previews of the device will be held in a month and members of the media have had a closer look at working watches earlier this week.

    A Bloomberg report revealed that Apple is also blocking internet access, and developers cannot bring outside materials into the room that houses the Apple Watch. Developers are sometimes forced to share a room to work on the watch and have to leave the code for apps in development on hard drives that can't leave Apple's offices. Apple is now planning to hold its secretive labs in Sunnyvale, London, Sydney, Tokyo, Beijing, and Hong Kong. If developers agree to the strict rules then they also agree "not to take any photographs, video recordings, or screenshots of Apple Watch, including but not limited to any application trailers of your application running on Apple Watch, or any pictures inside of the WatchKit lab venues."

    Apple’s taping over developer iPhone cameras in secret watch labs
    Apple’s taping over developer iPhone cameras in secret watch labs
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  7. stg58

    stg58 Monkey+++ Site Supporter+ Founding Member

    I have fingers on both hands registered in case I have a pistol in one hand and must phone with the other.
  8. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Mystique ---
  9. 3M-TA3

    3M-TA3 Cold Wet Monkey

    I surf naked. It's FAR more effective than taping the lens...
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  10. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Thanks for letting me know this can be done on most any device. Due to being techno illiterate, it would be great to know if I need a certain app or how to find the info I need to set this up.
  11. enloopious

    enloopious Rocket Surgeon

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