Recently John McAfee found himself in the public eye for other reasons – he’s been accused of murder, has been pursued by the Belize police, and has with success, reached Guatemala from where he was deported to his native United States.
In McAfee’s blog he explains, “I purchased 75 cheap laptop computers and, with trusted help, installed invisible keystroke logging software on all of them – the kind that calls home (to me) and disgorges the text files. It also, on command, turns on and off, the microphone and camera – and sends these files on command. I had the computers re-packaged as if new. I began giving these away as presents to select people – government employees, police officers, Cabinet Minister’s assistants, girlfriends of powerful men, boyfriends of powerful women,” he explained.
He also allegedly employed 23 women and 6 men to assist him in this campaign He taught them social engineering tricks on how to access and load up software on an individuals computer while they where away.
His ultimate goal was to find “hard proof of corruption at high level.” What he allegedly obtained was proof of sexual affairs, murder orders, terrorist conspiracies and additional criminal activities that involved the most prestigious echelons of the Belize government.