Security Archive

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

Make Your Home More Secure by “Casing Your Joint”

Home security is important not only for protecting your belongings, but also your family. You can tell if your home is safe and secure pretty easily by testing it yourself. If you can find the weaknesses in your home security, a skilled thief will

Smart ways to secure your home

With summer approaching and holidays on the horizon, now’s a great time to ensure your home and garden security is as savvy as can be. Consider these easy and effective tips to make your home safe and secure and get peace of mind whether