More than a dozen major US airports are now covered in facial-recognition cameras, installed by the DHS to scan people departing on international flights without the legally mandated federal review process.
The cameras suck, too: “the systems erroneously reject as many as 1 in 25 travelers using valid credentials.” At that rate, 1,632Read More
In cryptographic and security circles, the “evil maid” problem describes a class of attacks in which a piece of unguarded hardware, is tampered with by someone who gains physical access to it: for example, a hotel chambermaid who can access your laptop while you’re out of the room.
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As the new Wired Guide to Digital Security points out, finding hidden cameras is really, really hard, so the fact that several Airbnb guests have discovered them suggests that there are a bunch more that have never been spotted.
Which is disturbing in so, so many ways, from the capture of images ofRead More
Putting a snazzy geofilter on your Snapchats is something many of us don’t think twice about. But, have you ever swiped right in some of the world’s most far-flung and hard-to-reach places? Even in remote spots like waterfalls, caves and forests, there are snazzy geofilters for you to spruce up your travel snaps. Never mindRead More