Technology Matters-Surveillance Detecting Apps

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    The app called Hidden Camera Detector claims it locates “potential targets” that could be a spy camera.  These include pinhole and other small lens cameras.

    The app uses your iPhone camera and flash to scan a specific area to identify potential spy cameras.

    It even allows you to save images with GPS information. 

    The app is 4-99 for iOS.

    The app called DontSpy uses your smartphones magnetometer, which is built in for its compass function.

    When used with the app, the magnetometer supposedly picks up electromagnetic fields.  Devices like microphones, many types of cameras, and other types of so-called “bugs.”

    The app is 1-99 for iOS.

    Android users have the app Detectify.

    Its another app using your smartphone’s built-in magnetometer to find potential spy bugs.

    The interface is simple and easy-to-use.

    You just scan an area with your smartphone.

    Detectify also claims to detect infrared spy cams.

    The app is free for Android.

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