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Amazon Key door-entry flaw: No easy fix to stop rogue couriers burgling your place unseen

Analysis Amazon has pushed out an emergency security update to its door-unlocking system called Key – which is used by couriers to let themselves into people’s homes to drop off packages inside when folks are out. Delivery workers show up at a home,...

Face to face with Nest’s smartest home security camera

Nest’s new home security camera is supposed to be so smart that it can identify people it’s been introduced to. That skill comes from facial-recognition technology made by Nest’s sibling company, Google. The Nest Cam IQ camera is so slick that it carries...

What are the security risks of wireless Qi charging ?

It is well known that plugging your mobile device for charging in public/uncontrolled places throug...

Why you should be using a password manager

Every few weeks, we hear the news that another major website has been hacked. Often these hacks mean...

Hackers have successfully hidden malware in popular PC cleanup tool

CBS Local — A computer program used to help your PC run faster has reportedly become the latest v...

Researchers develop glasses to protect you from facial recognition

Facial recognition software is cropping up everywhere, so it was only a matter of time before anti...

Secure communication strategies in plain sight: part 1

Even though Communication Preparedness is one of the Ten Principles of Preparedness, it tends to be ...

Checkmate to danger: here’s how to always win!

Have you ever thought how reading your emails in a public place reduces your chances to react and de...

Backdoor found in enterprise software used by banks, tech, and energy companies

A group with possible links to Chinese hackers has managed to break into the servers of NetSarang ...

How to flag and tag your home for FEMA

“We are from the government and we are here to help you!” – these words inspire distrust in ma...