Y-cam Skill enables Alexa control of Protect Alarm

We looked at the Y-cam some time back and concluded it was a handy piece of hardware, however one thing has cropped up recently that is worth mentioning. Y-Cam has announced, “Y-cam Skill” enabling Alexa control of Protect, a complete Triple Layer smart security system designed to actively monitor your home and reduce your chances of becoming a victim of burglary. Simple to set up, the Y-cam Skill provides greater control using voice activation to manage your Smart Home Security. Y-cam Solutions, a leader in smart home security since 2007, announces…

F-Secure Sense Review – The best online security?

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Is your smart home safe? Let SENSE take over! Trojans, Malicious spyware, Botnets are just some of the potential threats to your home network.  Many people are unaware that these threats can infiltrate your home network by a simple click on a website that like a cyber landmine could have a catastrophic effect on your digital self.  Credit card details, access to your personal documents, photographs anything that you have online that is of value can be taken remotely in seconds. This is truly frightening and the attitude this will never…

D-Link DCS-960L HD 180° Panoramic Camera Unboxing

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D-link has sent across the DCS-960L HD 180° Panoramic Camera is the world’s first 180-degree Wireless AC Wide Eye camera, offering a horizon-wide view that easily captures your entire room, wall-to-wall, in high-quality 720p – it’s home security with an eye for detail. The DCS-960L uses Night vision with built-in infrared LEDs, allowing viewing of up to 5 metres in complete darkness, enabling round-the-clock monitoring of a home or office. Video recording, motion/sound detection and the ability to view and control from your smartphone, tablet or computer. A pre-installed 16Gb…

F-Secure Sense Unboxing. The best home security for IoT?

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F-secure have sent over the Sense, new security device designed to sit between your router and connectable devices and give the user peace of mind with a high-level security banner to foil hackers and malware. Smartphones, Tablets, Televisions, Baby monitors all could potentially have a backdoor allowing hackers to steal private information. SENSE it will act as a guardian protecting your home from any potential threats. F-Secure is delivering the one device that will secure the Internet-connected things in consumers’ homes. F-Secure SENSE combines a secure Wi-Fi router with an…

Has F-Secure created the best cyber security system?

Not so long ago the world was a simpler place the internet was used to check emails and if you wanted to know what your friend had for dinner you asked them on your landline.  With the growth of technology and faster internet connections a whole new world of possibilities evolved.  It was a magical time when the impossible was made possible. A time where we waited patiently for a website to load and hoped that the connection was not disrupted with someone using your home phone. It was 1995…

LILIN Adds Entry-Level IP Bullet Camera to Video Surveillance Product Mix

Lilin Americas, an entity of Taiwan based IP video manufacturer Merit LILIN (www.meritlilin.com), has further strengthened its line of IP cameras with the MR832 outdoor bullet camera, to help security professionals easily deploy a surveillance system. The MR832 features a 4mm fixed lens with an IP66 environment rating, an operating range of -40° to 122°F, along with 30M IR LED illumination and Day/Night imaging. “As IP technology has evolved, so have the expectations of our customers,” said Joe Cook, VP/GM of LILIN Americas. “They want IP outdoor cameras that are…

F-Secure to Plug the Security Hole in Millions of Connected Homes

Smart is the new Vulnerable Here at TNW 2017 in Amsterdam, we will see the launch of the highly anticipated F-Secure SENSE.  Announced a few years ago F-secure has been steadily working on perfecting a product that will protect your home, family and smart devices from hackers.   How secure is your home? Smartphones, Tablets, Televisions, Baby monitors all could potentially have a back door allowing hackers to steal private information. Thanks to SENSE it will act as a guardian protecting your home from any potential threats. “F-secure SENSE is…

A look at the dlink HD Wi-Fi Day Night Camera – A Video Unboxing

D-Link has very kindly sent across two of their current IP Cameras for review. The first of these is the DCS-936L HD Wi-Fi Camera, boasting a wide-angle lens that captures your entire room, wall-to-wall, in HD (720p.) The built-in night vision, motion and sound detection, and a complete with a mobile app allow the user to see and hear exactly what is happening, day or night. D-Link is touting this as revolutionary design with rotatable head means it can be placed conveniently on a shelf, mounted on the wall or the…

People of the UK want to use voice controlled Smart Home devices – but don’t know how

Over 56% of Brits are already using or would consider using voice-controlled connected devices in the home, however, most of them (55%) don’t know how to install these and would need professional help, according to research just released by online electronics retailer, reichelt elektronik. The enthusiasm for state-of-the-art technology in the home is also apparent with systems like Amazon Alexa, Google Home or Microsoft Cortana. While 50% percent of respondents would consider installing a voice-controlled solution, 6% already use the new technology in their home. In the case of voice-controlled…

Guardian Soulmates hacked

Guardian Soulmates users are being targeted with sexually explicit spam emails after their data was leaked. The email addresses and Soulmates usernames were hacked by a third-party from online dating service which has been running since 2004. The security flaw has now been fixed, however the flaw made it possible to find Soulmates members’ online dating profiles publicly. No other personal information, including dates of birth or credit card details, was exposed in the data leak. Hiwot Mendahun, cybersecurity analyst at email security firm Mimecast, commented: “The Guardian Soulmates phishing attacks highlight how…