Hackers Perform On-Stage Safe Crack With Robot

If you have any interest in safes at all, or have done research into buying one yourself, chances are you’ve encountered SentrySafe, one of the most trusted and popular brands out there. Well, a group of white-hat (i.e. the “good” kind) hackers have created a home-made robot that can crack a SentrySafe in 30 minutes. … Continue reading “Hackers Perform On-Stage Safe Crack With Robot”

The 7 Best Door & Window Alarms To Secure Your Home

How Door & Window Sensors Can Help Secure Your Home Door and window sensors are a common piece of home security equipment. They’re compact, easy to operate and install, and loud enough to rouse the deepest of sleepers and scare off thieves. Roughly 4,800 burglaries occur in the United States every single day, or one … Continue reading “The 7 Best Door & Window Alarms To Secure Your Home”

The Best Motion Sensors To Protect Your Home

An Introduction To Motion Sensors Motion detecting sensors are the backbone of any smart network and home automation or security system. These small, simple devices are among the most versatile elements of any internal network. Whether they turn on lights, activate alarms or trigger auto-turrets (just kidding about that last one!), these motion detectors are … Continue reading “The Best Motion Sensors To Protect Your Home”

Visitor Entering the US? Be Prepared To Provide Your Social Media Passwords

Visitors to the United States might be asked to provide details of the social media logins, including passwords, when entering the US. Speaking to Congress on Tuesday, Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said that the measures are being considered as part of a range of new security checks designed to better vet refugees and visa … Continue reading “Visitor Entering the US? Be Prepared To Provide Your Social Media Passwords”

Why Don’t VPN Providers Get Caught Out By User’s Activities?

While there is a lot of legitimate reasons to use a VPN, they also have illegal uses – like piracy and hacking. VPNs help to hide your identity online. They hide your IP address so that people on the other end don’t know where you’re really connection from and also encrypt your data, so that … Continue reading “Why Don’t VPN Providers Get Caught Out By User’s Activities?”

Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection

The 31 year old Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) could soon be updated, an event well overdue given the extent to which the electronic communications have changed over its lifetime. Under the ECPA, as it currently stands, there are there two possible outcomes when determining whether law enforcement agencies require a warrant to search data (such as … Continue reading “Old Emails, Social Media Posts & Files To Receive Additional Protection”

Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes

Here’s an example of how not to handle privacy policy changes. On December 14 Evernote announced that it would be updating its Privacy Policy with details around new machine learning tools that were to be implemented. As part of said update and in order for the machine learning to function properly, we also learned that … Continue reading “Evernote Reverses Policy On Reading User Notes”

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