"If it's amateurs, a competitor for example, it's possible.The problem is: If they don't find anything, that's no guarantee there's no bug." To complicate matters further, a potential spy doesn't even have to hide a bug in your room to listen in.One email reveals that one point, then-Secretary of State Clinton's daily schedule was was left on a bed in an unlocked hotel room'If there was a schedule that was created that was her Secretary of State daily schedule, and a copy of that was then put in the burn bag, that ... on more than one occasion,' Abedin told lawyers representing conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch, according to the New York Post.While Clinton admitted to deleting personal emails from her homebrew server, this was the first time anyone in Clinton's State Department inner circle admitted to destroying public records while on the job.'I spend eight years at the State Department and watched as four U. ambassadors and two secretaries of state shared their daily schedules with a variety of State Department employees and US officials,' Richard Grenell, a former diploma and U. spokesman at the United Nations told the Post.'I've never seen anyone put their schedule in the burn bag – because every one of them had a email address and therefore their daily schedules became public records, as required by law,' Grenell added."When traveling to China, even if you have a team of experts who can rip a hotel room apart, there's no guarantee." Whether a hired expert would be able to find a bug also depends on who's doing the bugging.
He recommends downloading an app that will encrypt your text messages."They can be very difficult to spot, even if you're an expert and you know what you're looking for." And hiring someone to sweep your room would likely be a waste of money."It's an enormous problem if you have fabulous resources and you own the room or the building it's in," he says.All speakers are also microphones, Johnston says, so your TV, radio and landline phone can all be tapped without an extra mic. "The water in the toilet bowl is not a bad acoustic resonator," Johnston says."So someone can tap into the plumbing and listen, to a certain extent." Even a glass held to the wall from the room next door can be effective, he says, especially if whoever is listening has thinned the wall.