Cleverloop Security System

Cleverloop (launched as an Indiegogo campaign in 2014) tries to bridge across these three cateogries. Combining cheaper IP cameras with a smart hub to provide in-home storage and alerting. How does it measure up?

Sky TV Website Security Update

Juha Saarinen has written an excellent article covering the security issues I had with Sky Television?s web help site. [quote] The help system used by the broadcaster lacks account authentication by password, allowing access from the internet simply by guessing the email address of a registered user. [/quote] Sky have ostensibly fixed the site by… Continue reading Sky TV Website Security Update

Don’t use WEP for Wireless Encryption

On the off chance you haven’t got the message yet and switched your WiFi connection to WPA: [quote] “…it is possible to recover a 104 bit WEP key with probability 50% using just 40,000 captured packets… for 85,000 data packets [the success probability is] about 95%… 40,000 packets can be captured in less than one… Continue reading Don’t use WEP for Wireless Encryption