Abode’s Iota is a security camera, motion sensor, and gateway all in one

Abode’s Iota is a security camera, motion sensor, and gateway all in one

Smart home security company Abode is releasing an all-in-one security device that combines elements of three different products into one. The Iota home security system contains a 1080p security camera, a motion sensor, and a gateway. It can be connected to th…

How Password Constraints Give You a False Sense of Security

The next time you’re forced to make a password—especially if a site requires you to use a crazy combination of uppercase and lowercase letters, or a number, or a symbol—don’t assume that these attempts at obfuscation automatically mean that your password is i…

Machine Learning Can Create Fake ‘Master Key’ Fingerprints

Researchers have refined a technique to create so-called DeepMasterPrints, fake fingerprints designed to get past security.

Be a Thanksgiving security hero with these family-friendly tips

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re: Pretty good at tech stuff Spending time with your family for Thanksgiving Bored because you’re reading this article right now You may not celebrate Thanksgiving where you live, but most of our readers are American. …

USPS patches API flaw that exposed data on 60 million users

The United States Postal Service reportedly patched an API exploit on Wednesday that would allow anyone with a USPS.com account to view other users’ account details. The security flaw impacted some 60 million USPS users. Per a Krebs on Security report, the fl…

I’m Developer and Security Researcher Felix Krause, and This Is How I Work

If you love or hate Apple, you should listen to Felix Krause. We’ve covered his security research several times on Lifehacker, as he exposed vulnerabilities on MacOS and iOS: how any Mac app could take a secret screenshot of your computer, or how iOS apps cou…

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