Category Archives: Security

Someone Asked Me Recently Where I Get My News

That’s a tricky question. I don’t follow mainstream news at all. It only takes about 15 seconds of reading a newspaper or watching broadcast news to put me in a bad mood. I don’t have time for it. This is what I do have time for.

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 »

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 »