‘security’

Sparrow sized drone

Yes cameras are getting smaller but what about the drones?  There’s no standard set for the size or design of drones, and the Army plans to use that to its advantage. Introducing the Black Hornet Nano.   I’s a a micro drone, designed by a firm in Norway called Prox Dynamics. This helicopter drone is small enough to […] Read more

Houston adding more surveillance cameras

  Houston and other cities are adding surveillance cameras to help protect the public after the Boston bombing and riots in other cities.  Homeland security is offering grants to cities who update security.  Yet many cry “foul” and see cameras as an intrusion to their privacy.   How do you feel?  This conjurers up the […] Read more

Cheating spouse is recorded

  Stuff happens, and people record it. Today it’s not just surveillance that leaves a trail of evidence. Here are a few suggestions if you want to catch a cheating spouse. If the recording is not great, I may be able to restore it. But do it right in the first place. Smart Phone The Smart Phone […] Read more

How a combination lock can be opened in seconds

We have all bought those combination locks you pick up for a few bucks at the office supply or hardware store. Most people don’t realize they are not that secure.  — but recently, they’ve been opened in seconds. Samy Kamkar — the endlessly clever gent behind the USB necklace that’ll hack your computer and the self-title […] Read more