Well, this is a little unsettling: it turns out that Wi-Fi signals are slightly affected by people breathing, and with the right tech someone could pinpoint where you are in a room from afar using just Wi-Fi.
This is a cheap air drone that's got a computer on board, allowing it to search for unprotected Wi-Fi networks and hack into them from above, putting them under someone else's control without ever touching the ground.
If you're a chronic misplacer of small items — or, Fek'lhr forbid, larger ones, too — then you've got some options, including keyrings that light up or make noise. Want a more robust option? The Cobra Tag uses Bluetooth, GPS and an app to form a little smartphone-and-key support network.
The LulzSec hackers claim they're a team of six. If the arrest of a 19-year-old suspect who goes by "Topiary" on Twitter is considered a win for the U.K.'s Metropolitan police's e-crime unit, then the hacking group is now down to five members.
Attention Hotmail users who use stupid passwords such as "password," "123456" and "ilovecats," Microsoft will soon be blocking such common and weak codes to prevent your account from getting hacked in a jiffy.
The TSA often has to deal with some fairly angry customers after their routine pre-flight grope-downs, but the military has it way, way worse: some of the people they have to handle may actually explode. A new radar system will keep everyone much safer thanks to its ability to perform virtual pat-downs from 100 yards away.
In the future, if you're trapped underneath rubble awaiting help, the first thing you see may not be a rescue dog or a heroic fireman, it may very well turn out to be a sinister-looking, giant worm squirming through the cracks to save your life. But wait, it's not as bad as it seems.
Did the hacker known as "Th3 J35t3r" or "The Jester" (for those who don't speak 1337) just get the last "lulz?" Reports are flooding in that Th3 J35t3r has revealed the leader of LulzSec to be a 30-year-old IT consultant from New York.
This light switch has a tiny pinhole camera built into it, allowing you to use it for home security or also to spy on people when they pee. Hey, it's up to you!
Your conventional ATM really isn't that concerned with who you are. It just wants a card and a PIN number, and if those two things line up it won't ask questions. Let the humans sort it out, right? Well, no longer — Russia, land of bomb-proof toilets, is looking to put out a smarter, somewhat scary auto-teller that really does grill you for answers.