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Re: [PEN-TEST] Penetration Testing and Van Eck Scanning
From: "Bys, Cory" <Cory.Bys () FBOL COM>
Date: Wed, 8 Nov 2000 11:13:33 -0600

This is probably far more than you care to know, but maybe you are as sick
as I...


Cory Bys
cbys () swbell net

                    David Alexander
                    <dalexander () TRISK        To:     PEN-TEST () SECURITYFOCUS COM
                    ELE.CO.UK>               cc:     (bcc: Cory Bys/First Bank)
                                             Subject:     Re: [PEN-TEST] Penetration Testing and Van Eck Scanning
                    11/08/2000 09:59
                    Please respond to

Just a thought I had while on a nicotine-and-caffeine break:

Has anyone ever done a bit of Van Eck (aka TEMPEST)
surveillance as part of
a penetration test, just to show people what can be seen from
a van in the
corporate parking lot when the security attendant is on his
lunch break?
That could provide a few hot debates in boardrooms,
especially if one were
to tune in to the Internet browsing habits of a few senior

Has anyone done it, or had/seen it done (esp. outside of a military
environment)? Are there any good references around re.
proposed civilian
standards for 'safety' from Van Eck scanning? And where would one look
around either for people who do that type of surveillance, or
the equipment
to do that with.

And, finally, if this is not the right forum for such
discussions, could
anyone in the know point me to such?

Very ta,

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