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Murray Associates - Electronic surveillance detection and counterespionage consulting for business, government and at-risk individuals.

Business Espionage Security Surveys (TSCM)




TSCM, Debugging, Bug Sweeps, Electronic Countermeasures


Debugging offices and conference rooms also includes an information security survey, and personal counterespionage consulting.

Workplace Inspections

• Law offices

• Boardrooms

• Trading floors

• Executive suites

• Conference rooms

• Board meeting inspections

• Info-loss vulnerability surveys



Debugging sweeps on all types of vehicles, including: cars, boats and aircraft (limousines, planes, autos, yachts, automobiles, airplanes)

Vehicle Inspections

• Eavesdropping Detection

• GPS Tracking Detection

• Limousines

• Aircraft

• Yachts



Wirelesss LAN TSCM inspections locate illegal rogue access points, Wi-Fi bugs, transmission and legal compliance issues.


Wi-Fi Cyber Espionage

• Wi-Fi Security & Compliance Audits

• Whole building / floor security audits

• Compliance surveys (HIPAA, GLBA,

  Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI-DSS, FISMA,

  DoD 8100.2, ISO 27001, Basel II)



TSCM is only part of a Murray Associates debugging sweep. We also conduct an information security survey for you.

Intellectual Property Protection Information Security Audits

• Information security surveys

• Business espionage prevention

• Information security




Inspecting for spycams and video recorders in restrooms, shower and locker areas, and any place where there is an expectation of privacy.

Optical Surveillance Detection

• Spycams, Covert Video

• Privacy due diligence for hotels, country clubs, resorts, community pools, schools and high profile individuals.



Bug sweeps are essential to protecting personal privacy in: homes, residences, corporate apartments, hotel rooms and off-site meeting locations.

Residential Surveillance Detection

• Corporate apartments

• Executive homes & offices

• Off-site business meetings

• Hotel room & resort conference areas


Eavesdropping History Emporium & et cœtera



Hall of Technology


    1900 - The Whispering Telephone Mouthpiece


    1912 - Scientific Eavesdropping -"The Dictograph"


    1914 - To Stop Telephone-Eavesdropping


    1936 - Eavesdropping Machine Aids Police


    1955 - Eavesdropping: New U.S. Big Business


    1957 - Tools of the Eavesdropping Trade


    1960 - Tools of the Eavesdropping Trade


    1961 - Is the White House Bugged?


    1964 - Bug Thy Neighbor (state of the art & predictions)


    1966 - The Big Snoop (Martini Olive Bug)


    1968 - Bernard Spindel - The Ominous Ear (excerpt)


    1988 - Murray's Laser Beam Eavesdropping Experiments


    2000 - The X-Band Bug


    1900's - Present - A Brief History of SpyCams



Hall of Capers


    1912 - How Detective Burns Listened to Dynamiter Plots


    1916 - Burns Detectives & NYPD Tap Law Firm


    1917 - The American Protective League (APL) (see below)


    1936 - Spies of Industry in Action


    1938 - Wiretapping in New York City


    1948 - Jim Vaus & The Hollywood Vice Queen Tap


    1950s - Cosmetics Industry Capers


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part I


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part II


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part III


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part IV


    1952 - The Great Seal Bug - Part V


    1955 - The New York City Wiretap Scandal


    1955 - The Hollywood Wiretap Scandal


    1951-1961 - William Turner, FBI Spy



Hall of Personalities


    1940s & 50s - James Lawrence Fly - Wiretap Warrior


    1946 - Jim Vaus - The Wiretapper Who Left The Mob


    1955 - H.E.M. Bernhard - The Truth About Wire Tapping


    1958 - Gerard M. Callahan - "Cheesebox Callahan"


    1966 - Bernard Spindel - Ace of The Bugging Business


    1965 - Hal Lipset - The Bug in the Martini Olive


    1972 - Frank Wills - Security Guard - Watergate Hero



Hall of Words


    Eavesdropping Quotations and References


    Jim Vaus - Wiretapper - His Own Words (rare audio & photos)


    Moreau - So You Want to be an Industrial Spy?


    QUIZ - Would You Make A Good Spy?


    Robert MacNeil, NBC-TV, is Bugged.


    1974 - Richard M. Nixon's Resignation Letter



Hall of Photogravure


    1962 - Wiretap Ad



Hall of Cartoons


    Funny Side of Surveillance & Espionage



The Gift Shop


    Rare Surveillance Related Books


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