Category Archives: Security
How Secure is iOS from a Design Perspective? [White Paper Updated]
This Night Vision Deer Cam Can See When People Approach and Email You the Pics Immediately!
It’s Not Just a Deer Cam! You Can Catch People With it Too! If you have a need for portable, truly wireless surveillance, let me know. I’ve worked with Smart Scouter in the past. Their remote cellular security cameras are well suited to many diverse scenarios such as: temporary surveillance highly remote areas short term parking in… Read More »
Are Common Household Appliances Spying on You?
Two network / information security concerns showed up on my radar this week. They aren’t from normally anticipated places, so I thought I’d share. The first one originated in Chinese manufacturing plants. Apparently, some Russian inspectors found rogue WiFi hardware inside of random goods where they should’t find them. Concerned? Do you have a new… Read More »
Yet another step toward making your data visible to owners of places you go
They call it ‘more targeted advertising’. Anyone remember the futuristic movie with Tom Cruise where he was a cop who arrested people for crimes they would commit but hadn’t yet? In that situation, retina scans were used to identify people and display ‘relevant’ ads in realtime. That tech exists today but they use the unique… Read More »
Kids are so clever nowadays, all hacking the school’s iPads and things…
There’a not much else to say. Check out this article.
Anti-Theft for your iPhone! Activation Lock security feature prevents reuse without permission.
US prosecutors encourage users to upgrade to iOS 7 for Activation Lock security feature “In the months ahead,” the statement reads, “it is our hope that Activation Lock will prove to be an effective deterrent to theft, and that the widespread use of this new system will end the victimization of iPhone users, as thieves… Read More »
Your taps are unique enough to confirm who you are!
Touchscreen phones know it’s you from taps and swipes – tech – 12 September 2013 – New Scientist. I saw a presentation several years ago on a security application that could confirm your identity by knowing the way you type your password. So even though someone else may know it, when they type it in… Read More »
I want my angry birds daddy! aka how to defeat fingerprint scanners
I want my angry birds daddy. Snore… Fingerprint shmingerprint. Clever girl… http://ow.ly/oNbUW
The HOME button is the fingerprint scanner!
On the new iPhone 5S, the home button IS the fingerprint scanner! How cool is that? Courtesy of Macworld