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HBO social media hacked in latest cyber security breach

HBO’s Facebook and Twitter accounts have been compromised in the latest cyber security breach to hit the firm. A group called OurMine appeared to take control of the main HBO accounts, as well as those for the network’s shows including Game of Thrones. One

Has Israel’s security apparatus failed?

The latest attacks against Israeli forces and settlers in Jerusalem and the West Bank have once again exposed the cracks in the Israeli security apparatuses, experts and analysts say. “Israel watches over the Palestinians in minute details; their lives and their movements. But this surveillance does not work

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Ukraine said on Saturday that Russian security services were involved in a recent cyber attack on the country, with the aim of destroying important data and spreading panic. The SBU, Ukraine’s state security service, said the attack, which started in Ukraine and spread around

WHAT ARE THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF INTRUDER ALARMS AND FIRE SYSTEMS?

Any sales person will quickly tell you all the latest technological advances that are available through the intruder alarms and fire systems their company has to offer. The list of features and capabilities possessed by modern security and safety systems is quite impressive. We

4 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN RESEARCHING AUTOMATIC GATES

Domestic access control systems – simply referred to as Automatic Gates – are becoming increasingly popular amongst home owners in and around Oxfordshire. Automatic gates are often installed for their security benefits, but these gates can also have a large social and visual impact

The future of home security: Get ready for sensors and pro-active systems

  Today, home security is fairly straightforward. If you live in a home that has an “alarm” you’ve got a bevy of motion sensors dotted around your house, a central keypad by your front door with a standard keypad to disarm it and a

Basic Home Security Systems are Not as Safe as You Might Think

Many of us feel completely safe in a home protected by an automated security system, but security researchers Logan Lamb and Silvio Cesare found some easily replicated ways to get past some of the most popular security system brands. Both researchers were actually working

How to Hack Your Own Network and Beef Up Its Security with Kali Linux

Kali Linux is a security-focused operating system you can run off a CD or USB drive, anywhere. With its security toolkit you can crack Wi-Fi passwords, create fake networks, and test other vulnerabilities. Here’s how to use it to give your own a network

Build a Wi-Fi Webcam from an Old Android Phone

If you have an old Android phone you’ve upgraded from lying around, there are tons of projects to put it to good use, but this one is relatively easy and can bring you a little peace of mind: Turn it into a Wi-Fi web

Build a “Fake TV” Burglar Deterrent for When You’re on Vacation

Most burglars are only interested in a place when it’s obvious that there is nobody home. If you’re going on vacation, this DIY build makes it look like there’s always someone home watching TV, without you having to actually run your TV the whole