Some of those elaborately designed weapons you see spy movies actually exist, like the Triar II pistol to rifle conversion kit, a very real contraption that looks like something from Gears of War.
Well, this isn't good. A new security flaw has been discovered in the iPhone, one that allows anyone to bypass the lock screen to access the phone app. This contains the address book, voicemail and call history.
We're used to thinking about eyes and fingerprints getting scanned when a character in a movie goes into a high-tech facility. Well, what if they had their ears scanned, too? Turns out it's a pretty accurate way to tell people apart — like 99.6% accurate.
Are you always curious about what exactly a substance in your posession is? Do you always mix up your anthrax, cocaine and baking soda and need an easy way to determine which is which? Well, say hello to the Thermo Scientific FirstDefender RMX!
If you were on Twitter earlier this morning, you may have noticed that a slew of tweets looked like gibberish, some from some pretty serious sources, such as the White House Press Secretary. It was all thanks to a virus...
Forever worried about evildoers stealing your credit card? A new kind of card that hides your account info unless you punch in a code is designed to put those fears to rest.
Why would you need a wallet made of stainless steel? Well, you've probably seen ads for credit cards that allow you to just touch them against a sensor to pay for things. You might even have one! And, well, those cards are pretty vulnerable to being compromised by hackers.
Remember that skeletal body scanner in Total Recall? A group of researchers from Wright State Research Institute wants to turn that little piece of science fiction into real life, with a scanner that can ID terrorists by analyzing their skeletal structure from up to 150 feet away.
This innocent looking USB drive has only one purpose, to download and copy most types of data stored on an iPhone. That means everything including your text messages, voice memos, photos, GPS tracking info, and web searches can be copied quickly be anyone who gets access to your phone for a few minutes.
This has got to be the most adorable futuristic security system ever. The Scandicraft is a Norwegian quadrocopter drone that has its own little house that looks like a mailbox.