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Tag: Security

NFC Ring: Rings Open Doors

NFC Ring: Rings Open Doors
Near-field communication or NFC is a wonderful standard for mobile devices. It’s more secure than RFID and a lot easier to use compared to Bluetooth. I’m not sure why it hasn’t taken off yet, but that…

Beware of Doppelgangers: New Payment System Uses Facial Recognition

Beware of Doppelgangers: New Payment System Uses Facial Recognition
Move over, NFC. Uniqul is getting ready to unveil a new payment system that utilizes facial recognition to process payments. You can set aside your credit cards, debit cards, and checkbooks, too, because all you’ll need…
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Canary Makes Monitoring Home Security Easy and Cheap

Canary Makes Monitoring Home Security Easy and Cheap
If you find yourself out of the house while traveling, at work or on vacation, home security is definitely a concern for most of us. While there are many solutions on the market today, most of…

KeyMe Lets You Retrieve Lost Keys, Digitally

KeyMe Lets You Retrieve Lost Keys, Digitally
So you’ve lost your key, now what? If you don’t have a spare one (or lost all your spare keys as well!), then it’s time to change locks, which is a huge waste of time and…

Onion Pi Portable Proxy: Tastes Like Redacted

Onion Pi Portable Proxy: Tastes Like Redacted
As the recent NSA leaks have proven, a lot – if not all – of what you do, say and store online can be examined and archived by other people and organizations without your knowledge or…

August Smart Lock: Hope My Front Door Doesn’t Get Hacked

August Smart Lock: Hope My Front Door Doesn’t Get Hacked
Keys have evolved over the last few years, quite significantly. There are cars which no longer require keys at all, starting at the touch of a button when the key fob is nearby. These days, people…

Screwdriver Car Key Hack Makes Everyone Think You’re Driving a Stolen Car

Screwdriver Car Key Hack Makes Everyone Think You’re Driving a Stolen Car
Can you still steal a car and drive away with it by jamming a screwdriver into the ignition? I’m not sure about that, but what I’m sure of is that you can drive a car with…

Tresorit: The Encrypted Dropbox Alternative

Tresorit: The Encrypted Dropbox Alternative
Online storage services seem like a must, especially if you’ve ever suffered from a local hard drive failure. These services will help you back up a number of items from your computers, so that you can…

MyIDKey Puts All of Passwords at the Tip Of Your Finger, Literally.

MyIDKey Puts All of Passwords at the Tip Of Your Finger, Literally.
It’s better to be safe than be sorry when it comes to choosing a password. The problem isn’t whether you can come up with a challenging enough password, though. Rather, it’s whether or not you’ll be…

2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Gear and Data in a Hidden Cubby

2014 Chevrolet Impala Protects Your Gear and Data in a Hidden Cubby
Chevrolet has announced an cool new protection feature available in properly equipped 2014 Impala sedans. The feature is available on vehicles that have the Chevrolet MyLink system installed it features an eight-inch center stack display supporting…

CalypsoKey Brings Missing NFC Technology to the iPhone, Sorta.

CalypsoKey Brings Missing NFC Technology to the iPhone, Sorta.
One of the things that a lot of people have long lamented as missing from the iPhone is near field communications technology. NFC technology allows smartphones to do all sorts of interesting things such as share…

Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Take over Cisco IP Phones

Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Take over Cisco IP Phones
If you work in an office that uses the popular CiscoUnified IP Phone 7900 Series, prepare to feel violated. A couple of security researchers have published details on a security vulnerability that allows a nefarious hacker…

Aladdin USB Key Makes Passwords Easier to Use (and Steal)

Aladdin USB Key Makes Passwords Easier to Use (and Steal)
Passwords are one of the weakest links of online security. Or rather, people who have weak passwords are the weakest links. I personally know of a couple of people who use dead simple passwords because they’re…

Rent Your Own Personal Security Drone

Rent Your Own Personal Security Drone
Japanese security firm Secom is preparing to launch a new service that will let home and small business owners rent a quadcopter drone that the company claims will launch automatically in the event of a burglary,…

DoorBot Lets You Remotely Answer the Door with Your Smartphone

DoorBot Lets You Remotely Answer the Door with Your Smartphone
Picture this: you’re curled up on the couch with a blanket around you, sipping from a mug of hot cocoa after you started up your favorite movie. As the title credits roll, the doorbell rings. You’re…

Wallet TrackR Can’t Keep Track of its Missing “E”

Wallet TrackR Can’t Keep Track of its Missing “E”
We’ve seen how socks can be made smarter using RFID. This device does the same to your wallet – or any object you attach it to – except it uses Bluetooth and GPS. You’ll also need…
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