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BikeHawk is starting a bicycle security revolution, never worry about theft again

BikeHawk is starting a bicycle security revolution, never worry about theft again

By 13 February 2015

BikeHawk is an innovative start-up that wants to stop bike theft. A tall order that it appears to have tackled by offering GPS and SIM connected bike parts that let you know where you bike is, always. All that and its a ride tracking cycle computer too.... >>

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

Kill switches on smartphones shown to cut theft, here's how to check yours is on

By 11 February 2015

The introduction of kill switches in mobiles as an anti-theft device has resulted in thefts dropping as it appears to be working. Internationally the kill switch deterrent appears to be working with London reporting a 50 per cent drop in iPhone thefts,... >>

ProtonMail is the Snapchat of email, self-destructing encrypted email thanks to MIT scientists

ProtonMail is the Snapchat of email, self-destructing encrypted email thanks to MIT scientists

By 14 July 2014

Secure email clients are fast becoming the gold of the internet amid news of government snooping. Former MIT scientists, consulting with CERN scientists, have teamed up to create an encrypted email client called ProtonMail. ProtonMail is so secure that... >>

How to see who’s tracking you online and stop them easily, why give away your data for free?

How to see who’s tracking you online and stop them easily, why give away your data for free?

By 9 July 2014

Data, it's fast becoming the most valuable commodity on the planet. Google and Facebook are no strangers to issues of privacy invasion as they track everything about anyone they can and sell that information to the highest bidder. Don't give yourself... >>

Piper combines smart home security, cameras and sensors you control from your mobile

Piper combines smart home security, cameras and sensors you control from your mobile

By 2 July 2014

A British inventor has come up with Piper, an all in one security and smart home sensor system that can be controlled from the user's mobile. And the best part? There are no fees once it's been bought. The basic Piper unit includes a 180-degree HD panoramic... >>

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

Best tech to secure your bike and prevent it being stolen

By 29 May 2014

Bike theft is a bigger problem than ever, with more bikes on the roads as riders try to go green. While it might save money on travel it is costing people too much in thefts. Fear not technology, as ever, is here to save the day. We've collected up the... >>

LatentGesture learns a smartphone’s owner by touch and can lock the phone if it’s used by another

LatentGesture learns a smartphone’s owner by touch and can lock the phone if it’s used by another

By 9 April 2014

Mobile security is getting ever more complex as phones replacing wallets gets ever closer to the mainstream. LententGesture aims to add another level of security by helping a mobile learn its owner so only that one person can fully use the phone. A... >>

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

Crowd funding website Kickstarter becomes the next to be infiltrated by hackers

By 16 February 2014

Crowd funding website Kickstarter has become the next company to be hacked, it announced on Saturday. No credit card data was taken in the breach that occurred Wednesday, but other customer information was. "Accessed information included usernames, email... >>

MaidSafe is the internet re-born: Faster, safer, cheaper and totally anonymous

MaidSafe is the internet re-born: Faster, safer, cheaper and totally anonymous

By 14 February 2014

It's difficult to write this without hyperbole, but MaidSafe could potentially re-invent the internet much in the way apps changed software. A decentralised network that's totally secure, anonymous and free for everyone to build on - is this the beginning... >>

AT&T fears Android virus and malware, will pre-loaded Lookout app on all devices

AT&T fears Android virus and malware, will pre-loaded Lookout app on all devices

By 8 November 2013

AT&T has apparently decided there is a malware issue on Android, and in turn, has partnered with Lookout to bring new security functionality to its line of devices. Lookout is an antivirus app on Android that offers protection "to your phone and tablet... >>