What the Hell Is a SQL Injection, Anyway?

When you hear about major web hacks, you'll often hear the term "SQL injection" used like everyone in the world knows what it means. They don't. But this video will help explain so you're not confused in the future. » 10/10/13 6:53am 10/10/13 6:53am

How To Remove Your Personal Information From Background Check Websites

After our social media background check, are you afraid of what a future employer may find out about you? Rest easy as we have some tips to help you remove your personal information from more than a dozen online background check websites. » 8/05/11 1:38am 8/05/11 1:38am

SQL Injection License Plate Hopes to Foil Euro Traffic Cameras

Who knows if this little bit of database wizardry would actually cause the traffic camera's picture-parsing computer to drop a table? Even if it doesn't it's covered up his actual license plate. [See Also] » 3/21/10 12:18pm 3/21/10 12:18pm

NYPD May Track Your Cellphone If You're Arrested For...Any Reason

The folks at the NYPD are so sweet! No matter what you're arrested for, they're nice enough to remove your cellphone's battery "to avoid leakage" and jot down your IMEI number. They'll even add it to a database. » 10/08/09 10:40pm 10/08/09 10:40pm

FBI's $1 Billion Biometric Database Will Help Catch the Bad Guys

The FBI is planning to spend $1 billion on the world's largest biometric database. The database will be used to create a big brother state, in which you will ultimately have little autonomy assist the FBI's efforts in catching the bad guys. Apparently, compilation of digital images, including mug shots, fingerprints… » 12/23/07 12:20am 12/23/07 12:20am

WineM RFID Wine Rack at NextFest

ThingM's WineM is one part intelligent wine rack, one part light show. This concept, currently on display at NextFest, works by taking bottles of wine tagged with RFID stickers and placing them onto the rack. Now if you're having Lamb Shank for dinner and want a decent Shiraz, just input into the computer that you… » 9/13/07 5:30pm 9/13/07 5:30pm