security stories

 
Are you really, really worried about getting your pocket picked? Well, the Dunhill Biometric Wallet will make sure your cash and credit cards are always secure.
 
One of the more unsettling developments in recent internet history is that advertisers now semi-secretly track you, in great detail, across all websites. It's creepy! But if you use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox, you can now block that from happening.
 
In this age of laptops and tablets and smartphones, there's a good chance a lot of folks wouldn't know where to stick something like NZXT's USB Bunker. Ten years ago, though, I would have loved something like this when I went to a LAN party where I didn't know everyone.
 
Baby powder on the floor, a whoopee cushion in the fire place, knock-out drugs in the cookies — tricky ol' Saint Nick has seen it all. None of it comes close to showing that the most elusive delivery man ever has made his rounds. Well, this year, something just might: the Santa Claus Detector by Thomas Cane. It's even been awarded a patent!
 
Apple's iPad ain't cheap, especially if you went for a 3G model with a sizable hard drive. So you want to keep it nice and protected, right? Well, if you like iPad security and you also like puns, you'll love the iPadLock.
 
Avast is a popular anti-virus program that you can download and use entirely for free, with the company hoping that you'll like their product enough to buy a full license. Despite the try-it-forever price of $0, people still pirate the full version, and rather than freaking out about this, the company decided to just watch what happened as one particular license key got stolen like crazy.

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