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Secretly scanning shredder

A spying device
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There are already shredders that scan documents and scanners that shred documents [links], but in those cases, the scanning is known about, desired by, and performed under the control of the operator.

This is a shredder with a covert scanner in it. It looks like any other shredder. You sneak it into your enemy's office, and then they use it to shred stuff. It scans everything that gets fed in, and exfiltrates the data via Wi-Fi or a more typical bug radio transmitter. Result: You get scans of the very documents your enemy wants to keep secret the most.

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notexactly, Mar 30 2017

Shredder that scans Shredder Scanner
Mentioned in idea. For paperlessization of your documents. [notexactly, Mar 30 2017]

Scanner that shreds https://www.amazon....dos/ASIN/B00BX9R47Y
Mentioned in idea. HP SJ5000 Sheet-Feed Shredder–Scanner [notexactly, Mar 30 2017]

Shredder that scans AFTER shredding http://www.google.c...tents/US20090257101
Mentioned in idea. For verifying successful shredding. [notexactly, Mar 30 2017]

Wifi Shredder Wifi_20Shredder
[mitxela, Mar 30 2017]

Hard drive controller hacking https://spritesmods.com/?art=hddhack
Mentioned in my anno [notexactly, Mar 31 2017]

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       // This could be a nondescript, discrete add-on for spies to place under the shredder. // - [Voice], @ [link 1]   

       Sigh… nothing original. I still think this is a good enough idea to have its own page though.
notexactly, Mar 30 2017
  

       My 'shredder' is the wood stove in the shop. I find it excellent for reducing sensitive documents to the very smallest fragments. Is there a Secretly Scanning Shredder adaptor kit for which I must scan? (I'll chuck that in the fire, too, once I find it.)
Sgt Teacup, Mar 30 2017
  

       Well, I liked this. [+]
MaxwellBuchanan, Mar 30 2017
  

       faintly* pissing on pheasant loons**, perhaps?   

       sp*   

       **these birds are only available Through The Looking Glass
Sgt Teacup, Mar 30 2017
  

       Hard drives are shredded sometimes after being demagnetized. Wonder what kind of device could sneakily read a disconnected hard drive?
popbottle, Mar 31 2017
  

       So how does this work when you shred multiple sheets at a time?
scad mientist, Mar 31 2017
  

       you make it jam if you feed more then one at a time
dev45, Mar 31 2017
  

       // Hard drives are shredded sometimes after being demagnetized. Wonder what kind of device could sneakily read a disconnected hard drive? //   

       I'm already opposed to shredding/crushing of hard drives because it makes them impossible/more difficult to recycle by disassembly, and secure erasing is enough if you trust the hard drive's firmware (which maybe you shouldn't—see below) and degaussing or disassembly and exposure to dust is enough if you don't. (If you've ever tried to unscrew the case screws on a crushed hard drive you'll know what I mean.)   

       Anyway, just interdict the hard drive, install a transmitter, and reprogram the hard drive's controller [link] to exfiltrate data while it's being used (because after it's removed from the computer it won't have a power source, and because recent data is more useful).   

       // So how does this work when you shred multiple sheets at a time? //   

       My thought was that in case of multi-page documents, getting the first page or every Nth page is a lot better than nothing. You could still glean a lot about what your enemy is up to.
notexactly, Mar 31 2017
  
      
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