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Dropcam competitor Simplicam adds new features to its cloud camera

Face detection is one of the top features that differentiates this cloud-connected security cam from Google’s Dropcam. ‘Detection zones’ promise to make that feature even better.

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D-Link patches router, says more fixes are on the way

The vulnerabilities affect eight router models, the company said.

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How a Blu-ray disc could install malware on your computer

A video will start playing, but something strange could be happening as well.

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Remote access vulnerabilities in D-Link routers remain unpatched

The worst one could allow a remote attacker to change DNS settings

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EnGenius launches new outdoor networking and video surveillance systems

Products include weatherized 802.11ac access points and night-vision cameras.

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Tens of thousands of home routers at risk with duplicate SSH keys

A setup mistake could put the routers at risk of being compromised, and there's no easy way for consumers to identify or fix the problem.

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Uh-oh: Samsung smart TVs don't encrypt your captured voice data

Samsung TVs send voice search queries to a remote server over an unencrypted connection, a researcher found.

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Connected homes can be easy targets for hackers, says cybersecurity firm

Security-as-a-Service provider Synack tested more than a dozen connected-home devices and found that nearly all could be breached without much effort.

Worried about spying smart TVs? Try a home theater PC

In the wake of revelations about eavesdropping Samsung and LG smart TVs, don't forget the wide world of HTPC options available.

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This Dropcam alternative promises not to eat your bandwidth

SpotCam's “Sleep Mode” can disable recording during certain times, but switch back on when it detects motion or audio disturbances.