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While you're browsing in a shop, the shop is browsing you

In your wallet, there is a loyalty card. The store's computer knows what you've spent in there, what you've bought, how often you purchase things. It …

Chamberlain goes from garage to front door with Notifi video door chime

The garage-opener maker extends into the smart home with a connected LED-video-camera-doorbell combo device.<p>The premise behind Notifi makes sense. If you consider the various smart devices already vying for a place for your front door in piecemeal fashion -- mostly by way of connected door bells …

Police cameras on power poles: Illegal 'unblinking eyes' or smart tricks of the trade?

Eight defendants charged with racketeering in what prosecutors dubbed a family-run stolen car-crushing scheme are asking a judge to throw out the …

NSA surveillance has had chilling effect on Internet browsing: report

A “chilling effects” study published Tuesday in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal concludes that Internet users became less likely to browse …

This Startup Can Police the Streets From the Sky | Inc.com

AI-powered cameras make thermal imaging more accessible

As cool as thermal cameras may be, they're not usually very bright -- they may show you something hiding in the dark, but they won't do much with it. FLIR wants to change that with its new Boson thermal camera module. The hardware combines a long wave infrared camera with a Movidius vision …

300,000 American Homes Open To Hacks Of 'Unfixable' SimpliSafe Alarm

“There is something terribly wrong with the alarm industry.” Thus reads marketing material on the site of SimpliSafe, a Boston-based “smart” alarm provider with more than 300,000 customers in the US. It’s been on a mission to improve home security since it formed in 2006 by using cellular …

Shodan Browser Lets You Spy On Unsecured IoT Devices

Forget the saga of accidentally leaking your webcam to the internet, or that one school where the students’ laptops had a low-jack feature that let …

Customers

If You Go Near the Super Bowl, You Will Be Surveilled Hard

Super Bowl 50 will be big in every way. A hundred million people will watch the game on TV. Over the next ten days, 1 million people are expected to …

Surveillance

How the NFL’s Player Tracking System Could Change the Way You Work

When the Carolina Panthers go helmet-to-helmet against the Denver Broncos for Super Bowl 50 this Sunday, every player will be wearing nickel-sized …

Can You Spot the Suspicious Behavior in These Photos?

Breaking into a run. Standing too long in once place. Repeatedly looking over your shoulder. Everyone does these things from time to time, and they …

ALLie camera takes a 360-degree view of everything

Virtual reality might be the up and coming star, but its success will largely depend on the content available for it. “Manufactured” content like …

Your Nest camera is still running when it’s off

What does the little green light above a camera mean to you? Does it mean your camera is on and recording? Does it mean that when the light is off, the camera is off? That’s the general rule, but it’s hard to know just what’s going on with the cameras in our laptops, webcams, and smart TVs when …

LG's robotic vacuum is both janitor and security guard

LG has launched its latest Hom-Bot robotic vacuum, the Turbo+, and is trying a few techie gimmicks to make it stand out from the latest models by Roomba and Dyson. The main new feature on the Turbo+ is "Home-Joy," a quasi-augmented reality (AR) function that takes advantage of a smartphone app. All …

Robotics

Amazon deal: Feel like a secret agent with a hidden camera spy pen

Whether you’re a top secret spy or not, you can enjoy a hidden camera spy pen as if you’re James Bond. The LiBa SAS Hidden Camera Spy Pen is on sale …

Get Canary’s all-in-one home security system + air quality/temperature sensor for $179 (Reg. $200)

This is one of the best deals yet on our favorite all-in-one home security system and air quality detector.<p>Just in time for the holidays, <b>get $20 off Canary</b>. That brings the price down to $179 from the regular $199. Better yet, you can <b>save a total of $50 off regular price</b> when purchasing the Canary …

First Home Robot That Sees And Tracks Intruders!

Winner of the 2015 CES Best of Innovation for its amazing ability to see, hear and track movement. | Check out 'First Home Robot That Sees And Tracks …

Make a Wi-fi Webcam From an Old Android Phone

WiFi Controlled Camera Slider<p>High Velocity Vortex Cannon<p>How to Build a PHOTO LIGHT BOX<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>If anyone discovers that their Internet …

Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi criminals beware, tampering with wireless devices can be wirelessly detected

Wi-Fi is always around us, constantly broadcasting between devices in our homes and offices, but we don’t ever see or feel it. But it turns out the …

Wi-Fi

The Online Habits That Trigger NSA Spying

Wor­ried about the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Agency <b></b>mon­it­or­ing you? If you take cer­tain steps to mask your iden­tity on­line, such as us­ing the …

Kill Your Airbnb's Hidden WiFi Cameras With This Script

Visiting someone's home shouldn't mean tacitly consenting to having your every move recorded.<p>The Internet of Things is here, and in many ways it's already catapulting us into the nightmarish future that dystopian science fiction writers predicted.<p>But while always-connected home devices may be <i>en</i> …

French police want to ban public WiFi during emergencies

The FBI isn't the only law enforcement agency that wants to restrict privacy for the sake of national security. Following the Paris attacks of November 13th, French police and gendarmes have submitted a wish list of security measures for a new bill, according to a document discovered by <i>LeMonde</i>. …

Privacy

New ten-part series on surveillance & corruption from creator of Aaron Swartz doc

Brian Knappenberger, the documentarian who created The Internet's Own Boy, a beautiful documentary about Aaron Swartz, has announced a new ten-part …

Disney Beefs Up Security at Theme Parks; Similar Moves Underway at SeaWorld and Universal

Even in the Magic Kingdom, there are real-world worries.<p>As the country frets over mass shootings and the risks of terror attacks, Disney is increasing security at its theme parks, adding more metal detectors, cops, bomb-sniffing dogs and random screenings. It's also ending the sale of toy guns, …

IP camera makers pressure researcher to cancel security talk

An upcoming talk covering security problems in Internet-connected cameras has been canceled after opposition from some manufacturers.<p>Gianni Gnesa was scheduled to give a presentation titled "Abusing Network Surveillance Cameras" on Oct. 14 at the Hack in the Box GSEC conference in …

Meet Blink: The Ultra Affordable Wire-Free Home Monitoring System

Over the past few years we've seen <i>tons</i> of innovation in the home security marketplace; smaller, smarter cameras have made it easier than ever to keep …

Carlsbad switches off park security cameras

As many as 30 surveillance cameras installed for a pilot security project at Carlsbad's new Alga Norte Community Park have been switched off because …