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Piper NV

Piper NV review: Icontrol adds night vision to its connected-home hub/security camera

Night vision is a major new feature for this camera, but Piper still lacks a number of features compared to some other DIY connected-home platforms on the market today.

Netgear Arlo security camera

Netgear Arlo HD Camera review: Stylish, smart, and currently proprietary

We like the Arlo's HD cameras with their clever magnetic mounting system, but there's currently no way to store your video locally.

AT at CES 2015

ADT to add IFTTT support and voice-recognition to its Pulse home-control/security system

Home-security provider touts the advantage of central-office monitoring versus simply “looking in” to make sure everything at home is as it should be.

Asus RT-AC87U

Exploit allows Asus routers to be hacked from local network

Users should install firmware updates as soon as they become available and should block untrusted devices on their networks

Umbrela takes an all-in-one approach to home control

Looking for a shortcut on your way to a smart home? Umbrela has a unique take.

Kidde RemoteLync

Kidde Fire Safety’s RemoteLync alerts your smartphone when your smoke detector goes off

New sensor sounds a lot like the Leeo Smart Alert Nightlight, minus the nightlight.

Linksys E8350

Three security-boosting steps to perform on every router

If you haven't done this with your router yet, do so STAT to make sure it's nice and secure.

playstation network

Attackers knock PlayStation Network offline for hours

The Lizard Squad, a group that carried out a similar attack against the Sony service in August, took credit for the downtime

bitdefender box

Bitdefender's BOX hardware protects your entire home network, not just your PC

Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats

snapchat

Top messaging apps flat-out flunk EFF's security review

The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices

android malware

New attack hides stealthy Android malware in images

The attack could be used to distribute malware through applications that appear harmless, researchers said