A newly discovered set of wireless keyboard vulnerabilities can let hachers take over your keyboard and secretly record what you type. It’s called KeySniffer, and it spells death for millions of wireless, radio-based keyboards.
You can get safes camouflaged as everything from water bottles to cans of shaving cream, but our new favorite way to protect your valuables might be this Nike shoebox strongbox that few intruders will even think to look inside—unless they’re really after a rare pair of Jordans.
Asking Apple to help break an iPhone is so three months ago. Police have a new, and higher-tech idea: 3D print the fingers of a dead man and use those fingerprints to unlock the phone instead.
If you’ve got a suspicion someone else has gained access to your social media accounts, it’s not difficult to check—and it could mean you’re able to apply a password change before any real damage happens. In fact, it’s worth checking these options regularly just to be sure your Facebook and Twitter accounts are…
For the first time, a federal judge has thrown out evidence obtained by the warrantless use of a Stringray to track a cellphone. This is a huge win for privacy.
There are lots of ways to prevent people from trespassing on your property, including moats, drawbridges, and roaming packs of dogs. But if those tried and true medieval approaches clash with your design aesthetics, you can instead surround your home with a new approach to fencing that secretly retracts and disappears…
There’s no question that Pokémon Go has taken over the world in just a few short days. The app now has more users than Tinder, and single-handedly increased Nintendo’s market cap by $7.5 Billion over the weekend.
Everyone’s stoked about Pokémon Go, but if you’re a privacy conscious player on iOS, you might not like the fact that Pokémon Go (and Ingress, for that matter) has complete access to everything in your Google account. Good news though, you can revoke that access.
Facebook says it’s going to implement end-to-end encryption into its extremely popular Messenger app. Unfortunately, the company is going about it all wrong. The encryption will be require that users opt-in to use the security measure, which bows to the the FBI’s wishes, and flies in the face of what experts consider…
When you go to the trouble of installing a security camera in some hard-to-reach place, you want to know for certain it will survive with little need for maintenance. That’s what Panasonic is promising with this remote camera that keeps on recording even when the wind is blowing at preposterous speeds up to 134 MPH.
Amazon is offering pretty sweet new deal by which you can literally sell your eyeballs to the spirit of mobile advertising that lives under the sea—in exchange for a slightly cheaper phone.
A security researcher at Google has found several fatal flaws in Symantec antivirus software (also known as Norton) that he describes as “as bad as it gets.” Symantec has issued an advisory to customers and released updates that fix the security flaws.
ATM skimmers are so successful is because they’re nearly impossible to catch. They’re cheap and easy to make and just slide onto anything you might use to swipe a card, stealing your information in the process. They’re also part of the reason you have to use that annoying chip card that takes forever to process.
Telegram, the supposedly secure messaging app, has over 100 million users. You might even be one of them. If you are, you should probably stop using it right now. Here’s the unfortunate truth about Telegram: it’s not as secure as the company’s marketing campaigns might lead you to believe.
There’s never been a better time to start encrypting your texts and phone calls. Hackers are breaking into more personal devices than ever before, and massive government surveillance dragnets are indiscriminately sweeping up people’s digital communications. Encryption can protect you.
If you’ve got years of camping experience under your belt, you’re probably able to just tune out those things that go bump in the night. But if you only head out into the great outdoors once a year for a weekend camping trip, you’ll appreciate the CampGuard lantern which will stand guard and automatically sound an…
Mark Zuckerberg, a man who runs a service that collects the personal information of more than a billion people daily, seems to be worried about being spied on. There’s something very interesting in the photo Zuckerberg posted today to celebrate Instagram’s 500 million monthly active users, can you see it?
When the Pentagon announced the “Hack the Pentagon” event back in March, many wondered what kinds of vulnerabilities hackers would find when checking government websites for bugs. Now we know.
The woman involved in an eyewitness account of sexual misconduct by ex-Tor developer Jacob Appelbaum given to Gizmodo says her experience of the night in question is “entirely different.”
Using your fingerprint to verify your identity is not only more secure than a password, there’s also no complex string of characters for you to forget or repeatedly mistype. But if you’re also determined to use your ancient laptop until the day it dies, Synaptics’ will soon have an easy and unobtrusive way to upgrade…