Windows 8 has a new feature called picture password. It's really flashy: you pick a favourite photo and then you draw gestures on it with your finger (tap a nose, circle a head, connect two boobs). It's cool, but not very good.
Whether the Mayans were right or not, the world is quickly going to hell in a hand basket — rioting across the globe, from the middle East to the middle of London. Be prepared to defend you and yours with the "In Case of Riot" coffee table.
Remember when you downloaded Firefox circa 2004 because Internet Explorer was inundating Windows XP with viruses? Those days have long since passed, and according to a Google-funded study carried out by Accuvant, Firefox is now among the least secure web browsers. Naturally, Chrome is the best.
What looks like the card slot from an American bank ATM is actually a sophisticated card skimmer removed from a branch of Chase Bank in West Hills, California. And police believe a 3D printer may have been used to create it.
Having never dropped my iPhone from a ski lift I consider myself one of the lucky ones, because apparently the problem is so common that Kenu created a kevlar tether to ensure a skier's phone never falls to its death.
A security flaw in Facebook reveals your private photos, reports Launch. Like these formerly private photos of company founder, amateur butcher, and generally creepy human being Mark Zuckerbeg, showing off his dinner both alive and dead.
On a quest to prove that security measures surrounding nuclear facilities are ill-considered, nine Greenpeace activists broke into a French nuclear power plant and hung a banner that said "HEY" and "EASY" on it. Even after Greenpeace told police about the stunt, it took them several hours to track them down.
The fuss over Carrier IQ and its vast potential for misuse has hit the UK, with the Information Commissioner’s Office drawn into the debate over the currently controversial mobile phone logging software.
Desperately trying to hide your copy of Back Door Sluts 9 from the missus? You'll have to do better than just a good hiding spot. The Cypteks USB drive protects your unmentionables with super-strong hardware encryption and a physical combination lock.
A 17-year-old pregnant teen lost her flight when TSA agents insisted she had to check her bag, which has a replica gun attached to it. For once, I'm going to defend the TSA: this girl is a naff arseclown.