Posts Tagged 'Security'

HALO MINI Pet Collar: All Your Pets Are Safe with Us

When you walk your pet at night, it’s safe to say that it’s pretty easy to lose track of it, especially when it’s black (like mine). That’s one of the reasons why I really like these superbright LED collars. It ensures that your pet is clearly visible and you won’t lose it.

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myIDkey: Taking USB Security Seriously

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USB flash drives can be notoriously unsecure, which is one of the reasons why it makes sense to have a properly encypted drive, so that some of your information remains hard to crack. The myIDkey USB drive will probably be the most secured USB on the market when it launches.

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PE Secure External Hard Drive Locks Down Your Secret Files

There are plenty of ways to secure your ahem naughty files, from using hidden folders and strange names, but if you’re really paranoid, you might have to do even more. The PE Secure Hard Drive takes securing your files to the next level, going beyond password and encryption technologies.

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Facial Recognition Software Befuddled by LED Goggles: Big Brother Stumped

Are you the kind of person that’s worried about Big Brother and those CCTV cameras all over the place? So you don’t want your face on camera feeds? Then these specs might be for you.

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Cyber-Attacks Could Be Thwarted By CPU Symbiotes

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Targets for hackers are becoming more widespread. The chips running car engines, routers that form the Internet’s backbone, power plants, and rail lines are all at risk because they can link to computers.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Belkin NetCam: Big Brother Is Watching You… At Night… In the Dark…

I can’t remember exactly the last time I paid for a webcam, probably 8 years ago, or something like that, however if you use your webcam a lot, it makes sense to buy something with a better sensor than the one you’ve got stuck on the top of your laptop. Check out Belkin’s NetCam, a webcam that’s got night vision.

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Verifying Identity with Patterns Could Make Computers More Secure

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If there’s one thing that should be learned by everyone with the most recent hacking fiasco of Wired’s Mat Honan, passwords aren’t secure. A team of researchers from Stanford and Northwestern universities, as well as SRI International, have been experimenting with security to use the brain’s innate ability to learn and recognize patterns.

Read more @ SciTechDaily

Brainwaves Hacked Using Consumer Grade EEG Headsets

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Consumer-grade EEG headsets might be great for gaming, but a new study has found that sensitive personal information, like PIN numbers and credit card data, could be gleaned from the brainwaves of users wearing these headsets.

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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 suit and I’m expecting others like PayPal and Amazon to follow as well.

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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 case. Yep, the Yellow Jacket slides smartly over your iPhone and turns it into a stun gun, to effectively diffuse dangerous situations.

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