Sony's security issues seem to be getting worse rather than better. After a still-unidentified hacker busted into PSN, taking the service down and stealing a whole slew of user data in the process, it now appears that Sony Online Entertainment was hit as well.
Here's a fresh new idea for a bike lock: the TiGr. It's a titanium "bow" that straps around your bike and secures it to anything nearby.
The Vehicle Arrestor by Barrier1 Systems is a vehicle-stopping road barrier that can pop up out of the ground in a mere 2 seconds. How serious is it? Well, it can take a 15,000 pound truck and turn it into little pieces of junk without a lot of effort.
There's being prepared for a zombie invasion by keeping a shotgun and some spare brains in your basement, and then there's being actually eager for a zombie invasion, which is how you'll feel if you live in this absurdly safe house, called the Safe House.
You guys, you've all be overreacting to the knowledge that the iPhone has been secretly tracking all of your location data in the iPhone. That's not true at all! You see, they've just been "maintaining a database of Wi-Fi hotspots and cell towers around your current location." Well gee whiz, that doesn't sound as bad.
If you're a PlayStation 3 user, you've probably been annoyed the last few days by the PlayStation Network's downtime. Well, it gets worse: hackers have busted into Sony's house, and now they have your personal information.
If you see someone with one of those bad boys above, you probably want to keep your phone as far away from it as possible. That's the UFED Physical Pro, and it's capable of pulling literally everything off your phone, even if you "deleted" it.
Well, this is unsettling. Apparently, ever since this summer's iOS 4 release, iPhones have been quietly tracking your location at all times, logging that info in an unencrypted file that anyone can access. Yikes.
Toshiba's 2.5-inch MKxx61GSYG might sound like your average number/letter hard drive, but it's actually not that generic. The drive can self-encrypt and auto-erase itself, under special conditions.
Need a little bit of help standing up to a repressive foreign government? The U.S. State Department probably isn't going to give you an airdrop of heavy weapons, but they are thinking about providing an app for your cellphone to help inform (and protect) all your activist friends when you get hauled off for interrogation.