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bugged

Drug slang
A regional term for annoyed; to be covered with sores and abscesses from repeated use of unsterile needles.
 
Vox populi
verb Bug. To have surveillance equipment (e.g., phone taps) installed in a person’s home or office, typically without his or her knowledge or consent. (E.g., “The government had the homes of the dissenters bugged to track their activity.”)
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Franklin Sinclair,of Manchester-based Tuckers Solicitors, said he believed the illegal use of covert listening devices was more widespread among police forces than was thought.
Using the latest advances in large-scale integrated electronics and RF processing, the company's hand-held bug detector is designed to address the increase in the use of mobile phones as covert listening devices. Economical enough for small businesses, the detector is especially useful for hospitals, prisons, schools, aviation facilities, and other areas where mobile phone use is undesirable or potentially hazardous.
Brown publishes Soldier of Fortune, the leading source for covert listening devices, militia materials, Nazi memorabilia, and mail- order brides.
Ordinary coaxial cabling can act as a giant antenna, Etter says, making it easier for covert listening devices to home in on spurious signals radiating from devices on a computer network.
The documents revealed that Central Intelligence Agency had used Samsung's smart TVs as "covert listening devices."
Jurors heard that much of the evidence in the case has come from phone and vehicle evidence and covert listening devices. The burglars had left no forensic trace at the scene.
Detective Inspector Neil McAdam said special permission was obtained for covert listening devices to be installed in the house at Porthmadog, Gwynedd, to obtain any intelligence.
Yesterday the jury at Caernarfon Crown Court heard police had installed covert listening devices in the terraced property soon after the investigation started.
Part of WikiLeaks latest document dump Tuesday morning included the alleged revelation of a CIA hacking operation called "Weeping Angel," a program that specifically used Samsung's "smart" televisions as "covert listening devices," (https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/07/world/europe/wikileaks-cia-hacking.html?action=Click&contentCollection=BreakingNews&contentID=64996424&pgtype=article) The New York Times reported . 
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- An Ankara court has approved lawyers' objections to a prosecutor's request for a warrant for the arrest of five suspects in an investigation into claims of illegal wiretapping and covert listening devices in the office of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoy-an.
Yesterday, as part of the prosecution case, a jury heard recordings from covert listening devices placed in both Henton's house in Parc Wern, Skewen, and a car he was loaned by the police while his underwent forensic examinations.
Prosecuting barrister Nicholas Williams told how the operation targeting Gizzi involved covert listening devices which could pick up conversations both inside and outside the expensive Bentley car.