The Vaultek is a connected safe that’s being crowdfunded on Indiegogo. It can be unlocked through either a Bluetooth-reliant phone app, a fingerprint scanner, a keyboard with a numeric passcode, or a regular manual key. Users have options. None of these methods are new ideas, so it’s easy to imagine that Vaultek’s creators can create a tangible product if they reach their funding goal. Here’s the thing, though, I don’t know who Vaultek’s creators are and what they’ve produced before.
Nine contestants playing Hacker Jeopardy in a crowded Las Vegas ballroom room probably didn't expect to become the latest symbol of the tech industry's struggles to include women.
L33tdawg: On an unrelated note, if you're in Singapore next week and interested in IoT honeypots, you might want to attend this #HITBGSEC CommSec talk.
A Delaware-headquartered brick-and-mortar jewelry store recently lost access to its online resources after subduing a major, multi-staged DDoS attack — the sort of hack that brings down your server by burdening it with huge amounts of simultaneous requests.
Earlier this week, a group calling itself “The Shadow Brokers” announced it was selling a number of cyber weapons — auction-style — that it claimed were hacked and stolen from an alleged NSA hacking group dubbed “The Equation Group.”
Beside the fact that NSA getting hacked is eyebrow-raising in itself, the leak of the data and the claim from this mystery group that it’s just trying to make money doesn’t seem to add up.