What Is a Bug Sweeper?


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A bug sweeper is a device that uses electromagnetic radiation to locate hidden surveillance equipment, such as audio listening devices and cameras. There are many different types of bugs, and one sweeper may not be able to locate all types of covert surveillance equipment.

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What Is a Bug Sweeper?
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Historically, most bugs operated on a 3 Ghz frequency or less that could be easily detected. With advances in technology, bugs can operate on a much wider range of frequencies requiring the use of several different bug sweepers to locate every kind of surveilance device. Bug sweepers must also be used correctly in order to locate devices.

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