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Tag: Security

Credit Cards of the Future Will Have Buttons and an LCD Screen

Credit Cards of the Future Will Have Buttons and an LCD Screen
A lot of people think that mobile payments is where most establishments are headed, which will eventually make credit cards obsolete. But those cards with their magnetic strips aren’t going out without a fight. How? By…
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Coyote Case Protects Both Your iPhone & You

Coyote Case Protects Both Your iPhone & You
A few days ago we saw an iPhone case with a built-in pepper spray. The Coyote Case isn’t as aggressive, but it was invented with the same idea in mind: to protect the owner of the…
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Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features

Lockitron Relaunches, Locks Down More Features
Apigy made waves last year when they released the Lockitron, a door lock system that was remotely operated via phones. They’ve recently unveiled a significantly improved version of the device, adding tons of new features at…
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Man Hacks Doorbell, Turns It Into a Key

Man Hacks Doorbell, Turns It Into a Key
Piet De Vaere read about a hack made by Steve Hoefer, in which Steve made is to he could unlock his door using a secret knock. Piet was becoming annoyed that he had to take out…
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LibeTech Uses QR Codes as Door Keys: Convenient or Dangerous?

LibeTech Uses QR Codes as Door Keys: Convenient or Dangerous?
Mobile phones are making a lot of things obsolete – payphones, maps, privacy – because of cheap and easy to use apps. A new open source technology might add keys – and keychains, and locksmiths –…
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Dropbox Turns on 2-Step Verification for All Accounts: You Should Too

Dropbox Turns on 2-Step Verification for All Accounts: You Should Too
Losing the totality of your digital life can be a mind-boggling experience, which is one of the reasons that I immediately turned on 2-step verification when Google made it available for Google/Gmail accounts. Dropbox finally followed…
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Fake Security System Scares Burglars Away with Frikkin’ Laser Beams

Fake Security System Scares Burglars Away with Frikkin’ Laser Beams
Most security systems are only good at dealing with break-ins after they happen, but this security system stops burglars dead in their tracks and does its best to prevent break-ins. It does this with some impressive…
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Clopen Shelf Hides Away Valuables on the Inside

Clopen Shelf Hides Away Valuables on the Inside
If you’re worried about the safety of your valuables, or are just looking for some extra storage, check out the Clopen shelf by Torafu Architects. The skinny shelf contains a secret, hidden drawer that allows you…
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Cloak VPN App: Encrypts Connections When Using Public Wi-Fi

Cloak VPN App: Encrypts Connections When Using Public Wi-Fi
It’s true that surfing the web through public connections isn’t that safe. I still remember a crazy computer virus I got in Thailand that migrated from my compact flash card onto my home system. Cloak aims…
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Power Pwn Powers Gadgets, Pwns Networks

Power Pwn Powers Gadgets, Pwns Networks
Pwnie Express first made waves in the hacking and cybersecurity community when they released the Pwn Plug, a device that looks like an electric air freshener but is actually a computer used for penetration testing, i.e.…
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Yellow Jacket iPhone Case Doubles as Stun Gun

Yellow Jacket iPhone Case Doubles as Stun Gun
Do you live somewhere dangerous? Then this case might solve all of your problems, because as the smartphone mantra goes, “there’s an app for that“. Though in this particular case, it’s not an app but a…
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Embedding an RFID Transit Card Inside Your iPhone

Embedding an RFID Transit Card Inside Your iPhone
After seeing Dhani Sutanto from London embedding a RFID Transit Card into a ring, Becky from Adafruit thought that it would be a cool idea to try and embed one into her iPhone.…
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DataKiller Obliterates Hard Drive Data in a Second

DataKiller Obliterates Hard Drive Data in a Second
If you’ve got a bunch of data lying around on old hard drives, and want to make sure that nobody gets their hands on it, you could try reformatting the drives, but there’s always a chance…
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Anti-Wi-Fi Wallpaper Keeps Nosy Neighbors off Networks

Anti-Wi-Fi Wallpaper Keeps Nosy Neighbors off Networks
Unless you vary your passwords often, it’s possible that some tech-savvy neighbors have figured out the password to your Wi-Fi home network, and they could be using it to download massive amounts of data, porn and…
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EZSAVE Lockdock Provides Easy Encryption for Storage Devices: Mass Encrypt

EZSAVE Lockdock Provides Easy Encryption for Storage Devices: Mass Encrypt
Many modern external hard drives nowadays already include 256-bit AES encryption, but what if you still have spare hard drives and only want the encryption? You can try encrypting them with the EZSAVE Lockdock. It’s a…
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Sony Power Outlet Recognizes Devices and Users to Regulate Power: Convenient or Creepy?

Sony Power Outlet Recognizes Devices and Users to Regulate Power: Convenient or Creepy?
There are already several ways of tracking and restricting the Internet access of a specific device, but Sony has developed a concept that controls a much more basic commodity: electricity. Its Authentication Power Outlet concept has…
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