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Digital Spy Equipment You Need in the Home

March 20th, 2014
Innocuous-looking alarm clocks like this one can be purchased with powerful, built-in spying capabilities

Innocuous-looking alarm clocks like this one can be purchased with powerful, built-in spying capabilities

With technology changing our lives on a regular basis, it might seem impossible to keep track of everything – or everyone. At times, you might not even feel secure in your own home. Or maybe you just wish you felt a little more aware of goings-on within your own domain – a little more secure. Maybe you want to keep better track of family members, friends, or visitors or protect against outside threats posed by burglars, vandals, and thieves. This post is aimed at helping in that regard; in part, it’s about the “tech within the tech” – common, everyday gadgets that can be purchased with customized, powerful, built-in spy equipment. Think that sounds a bit too James Bond-ish – perhaps too expensive for anyone but the extremely wealthy? Think again. Here’s a list of digital spying equipment you need in the home, most of it priced lower than you might expect.

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Spy Tips from Harriet the Spy

March 10th, 2014

Spy Tips from Harriet the Spy

Great lessons can be learned from literature – even from books written for children. Today, we offer three essential spying tips inspired by none other than the most famous kid in the espionage world, Harriet the Spy. Harriet’s thoroughness, record-keeping, and honesty kept her investigations accurate and helped her uncover the truth about those around her. If you incorporate these habits into your own spying routine, you’re sure to get to the heart of your subjects’ actions and motivations.

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Activity Monitor 8.6 released

March 5th, 2014

Changes in Activity Monitor 8.6

  • Improvements in our proprietary IntelliSnap™ technology of screen recording, such as:
    • Record screenshots of mouse clicks. View all  website links, buttons, menus and commands they click. See it both in real time and in downloaded history in Central Log Database.
    • Record a screenshot of every typed word
    • Live view of a remote screen now updates more in real time, almost like a video. Now you will not miss any of their actions.
  • Restart of remote computers is not required anymore when updating or uninstalling Agent in most cases. Take into account, that this new feature will work only when installing an update on top of version 8.6. When you update to this version, a restart of remote computers might still be needed. Agents may show up as offline until Windows restarts. Later updates should not require a restart.
  • Monitored users now have an ability to move the optional warning window from a default top right corner of the screen.
  • fix: on some monitored computers with Windows XP was showing user SYSTEM and not recording any activity
  • fix: sometimes Skype messages were recorded with duplicates
  • support of the latest versions of browsers and messengers, such as Google Chrome and Skype
  • minor fixes and improvements

SoftActivity Keylogger 7.6 released

March 4th, 2014
  • new: improvements of IntelliSnap™ mode for screenshots:
    • record screenshots of mouse clicks
    • record a screenshot of every word typed by users
  • new: restart of Windows is not required anymore when updating or uninstalling this software (requires this version to be already installed)
  • new: monitored users now have an ability to move the optional warning window from a default top right corner of the screen
  • minor fixes and improvements

SoftActivity TS Monitor 3.5 released

March 4th, 2014
  • new: improvements of IntelliSnap™ mode for screenshots:
    • record screenshots of mouse clicks
    • record a screenshot of every typed word
  • new: easier update – minimized the chance that restart of the server is needed after updating or uninstalling this software (requires this version to be already installed)
  • new: monitored users now have an ability to move the optional warning window from a default top right corner of the screen
  • minor fixes and improvements