re: AWS conference spyware device 

@bamfic pic3 might be an antenna?

probbly custommade for the conf

re: AWS conference spyware device 

@riking That square-wave looking thing is definitely an antenna; seen them in all kinds of devices. C and D pads look like "clock" and "data", possibly i2c. What I don't know is:

1) What microprocessor is it?
2) What frequency/band does it operate at?
3) What does it, like, *do*?

re: AWS conference spyware device 

@bamfic @riking @rey Immediate suspicion based on the package marking: a Nordic RF device. They make all sorts of microcontrollers that do wireless things. Mostly in the 2.4GHz ISM band.
Went looking, found this: twipu.com/cybergibbons/tweet/1
My bets are on BT-SMART (aka BLE) indoor positioning / location beacon stuff.

re: AWS conference spyware device 

@tbr @bamfic @riking @rey So, basically, "we can track where you go"?

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re: AWS conference spyware device 

@KitsuneAlicia @bamfic @riking @rey yes, exactly.
For conference organizers this would likely be:
* which talks did they attend
* did they leave a talk early
* which booths/stands/vendors did they visit (share info with those?)
* which other people did they hang out with
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