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Tag: Security

Linka Automatic Bike Lock: Pee-Wee Would Approve

Linka Automatic Bike Lock: Pee-Wee Would Approve
Back in the day, I used to ride my bike everywhere because I didn’t have a car. Most of Texas is too spread out to actually commute on a bike, but in a lot of major…
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Ola Fingerprint Smart Lock: Bluetooth & Nail

Ola Fingerprint Smart Lock: Bluetooth & Nail
Door locks that use Bluetooth or fingerprints have been around for years, but the makers of Ola appear to have combined both functions in one easy-to-install door lock. Similar to recent smart locks such as Lockitron,…
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Save 88% on a Dripbit Online Backup Lifetime Subscription

Save 88% on a Dripbit Online Backup Lifetime Subscription
If you’re worried about losing your data, you should be. The fact is that computer hardware dies all the time. Even if you back up your files locally, you’re at risk in the event of a…
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Automated Master Combination Lock Cracker: Combo Breaker

Automated Master Combination Lock Cracker: Combo Breaker
It’s long been known that you can manually figure out the combination that unlocks any given 40-digit Master combination lock. But hacker Samy Kamkar discovered that the three numbers that open such locks are related to…
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Deal: 75% Off the Certified Ethical Hacker & Penetration Tester Course

Deal: 75% Off the Certified Ethical Hacker & Penetration Tester Course
With all of the concerns about privacy and security of our data, it’s important that we’re able to pre-emptively strike against would-be data thieves. One way to help is to become an “ethical hacker.” These individuals…
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BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting

BitTorrent Project Maelstrom Browser: Peer-to-Peer Web Hosting
As part of its efforts to leverage its peer-to-peer protocol in more legitimate and profitable ways, BitTorrent is developing a web browser that will be more secure, stable and open. Currently under the name Project Maelstrom,…
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Build Your Own LEGO Magnetized Safe

Build Your Own LEGO Magnetized Safe
Protect your valuables using LEGO bricks – by making a safe with them. You know you have a ton laying around and hey, it beats stepping on them. This video will teach you how to take…
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kSafe Container Unlocks with Different Criteria: Craving Impossible

kSafe Container Unlocks with Different Criteria: Craving Impossible
A couple of years ago, David Krippendorf and Ryan Tseng launched the Kitchen Safe, a food-safe container that lets you set a timer before it unlocks. Now they’re back with an improved version called the kSafe.…
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Lock Your Mac Every Time You Walk Away with Sesame 2

Lock Your Mac Every Time You Walk Away with Sesame 2
It’s highly advisable to set a password on your computer so it locks when you walk away from it. But having to type in a password every time you sit back down is an annoyance. I…
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Idiots Are Still Making “123456” and “Password” the Most Popular Passwords

Idiots Are Still Making “123456” and “Password” the Most Popular Passwords
What’s the first thing any article about web safety or well-meaning but overbearing authority figure tells you? It’s usually that you shouldn’t use “123456” or “password” as your password. That said, the most popular passwords are …
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DIY Hobbit Sting Sword Glows Near Unsecured Wi-Fi Networks: Whitehat Baggins

DIY Hobbit Sting Sword Glows Near Unsecured Wi-Fi Networks: Whitehat Baggins
The magical dagger Sting protected Bilbo from evil creatures and glowed blue when there were orcs nearby. But WarSting, Spark IO’s modern take on Sting, provides a more timely warning. It will glow when there are…
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Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3

Norse IPViking Online Map Shows Cyber Attacks in Real Time: WarGames 3
Solid Snake and Fallout are wrong. War does change. At this very moment, hackers and their legion of enslaved computers are waging an invisible war online. Perhaps they’re trying to steal information or shut down certain…
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Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler

Pluggage Suitcase is for the Worldly Traveler
Traveling is all about having fun, touring, and shopping until it’s time to pack up and go home. It’s then that you have to deal with the hassle of cramming all those souvenirs you bought into…
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Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf

Keewifi Router Authenticates Nearby Devices without the Need for Passwords: Hold and Surf
The Keewifi is a router that lets you have a convoluted Wi-Fi password yet allow people to log on without typing a single thing. That’s because it can automatically authenticate devices that are held close to…
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iFingerLock: a Padlock with an Integrated Fingerprint Scanner

iFingerLock: a Padlock with an Integrated Fingerprint Scanner
Padlocks and combination locks are useful on a fairly regular basis, but they both can be rather annoying. I’ve bought far too many padlocks because of lost keys between uses, and it’s not really practical to…
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Rubik’s Cube Safe: The Ultimate Theft Deterrent

Rubik’s Cube Safe: The Ultimate Theft Deterrent
So let’s say you have some valuable cash and rings lying around. You could carry them with you or lock them in a proper safe, but what fun would that be? Hide your possessions in plain…
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