US Marshals says prisoners’ personal information taken in data breach

A data breach at the U.S. Marshals Service exposed the personal information of current and former prisoners, TechCrunch has learned. A letter sent to those affected, and obtained by TechCrunch, said t

"He's Wearing A Wire!" Minifon's Spy Watch Is Some Real 007 Stuff

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/04/ShowImage-imageUrl-storage-ProtanaSpyWatch.png" />"The name is Bond, James Bond. Oh, this wire connected to my watch? It's nothing Blofel

Jakks Pacific Spy Watch: You Know, For Spy Kids

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/JAKKS-SpyNet-Video-Watch.jpg">Jakks Pacific knows how to make kids smile. The watch captures 20 minutes of video, three hours of audio, a

More Moscone spy shots

Our spy shots might be fake (we doubt it) but these Moscone shots surely aren’t. RoughlyDrafted has a bunch of pictures from the San Fran convention center including plenty of action shots of Ap

Cassette tape watches, and their Cold War precursor

You may have seen pictures going around of this awesome cassette tape-styled watch. I happen to think the little written “Hour” and “Min” are butt-ugly, so I checked if there w

Department of Warcraft

[photopress:azeroth.jpg,full,center] Having found Osama bin Laden, making Iraq a safe place to live, and winning the war on conventional terrorism, the Department of Homeland Security is going after t

Sky Spies: Advanced bugs invading politics?

We try really hard to stay away from discussing politics here on the Gear, mostly so as not to reveal our leftist pinko commie attitudes. This story, however, is neutral, and gadgety, and scary. Meet

Camera Detector Makes Me Uneasy, But Rocks

As if the three-day weekend’s drug bender I’m planning won’t make me paranoid enough, I run across this handy pocket camera detector. In a nutshell, it’s a bug sweeper on a mi

History of Spy-Cam Watches

Watchismo has a great and expansive feature covering the history of spy-cam watches. Most of these things are pretty hilarious. Not inconspicuous in the slightest. The favorite here is probably the Te

Raise Hell With A GPS/GSM Jammer From DetectNu

Aside from a traffic light changer/MIRT, a GSM/GPS jammer is second on my list of devices I should own, but don’t because I’m trying my hardest not to be a jerk. However, if I ever do feel

Spion Orbitor Electronic Listening Device for the Devious

I was browsing Uncrate this morning when I stumbled upon the Spion Orbitor Electronic Listening Device. While it’s nothing new, it managed to call forward a horde of memories that were repressed