posted on Feb, 17 2010 @ 02:21 AM
Hehe - I love paranoia about mobile phones I've herd most of it and actually a surprising amount of it is based in truth - although when I was
working nights in that call centre and the wack jobs rang in it's very hard to keep a straight face
One of the coolest 'hardware hacks' I've seen regards a flip phone (quite a larger one from the early 2000's - what he did was insert a small
magnet up by the ear piece and he jumped one of those magnetic reed switches into the mic connection - (even on a larger handset that takes some fine
wire and skilled soldering as the mic usually just sits on the board and the casing holds everything together).
Any who when the phone was closed the mic would never work! - Of course that does nothing about the tracking aspect - Or the fact that people can
actually use mobile phone signels TO IMAGE ANY MOVING OBJECT FROM ANYWHERE ELSE IN THE WORLD - RIGHT DOWN TO YOUR BEATING HEART!!
(and that, in
lab conditions at least, is a very real tech