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Coolest Demo at ISC West This Year

One of the coolest demos at ISC West this year was the FIBARO Mount Everest Challenge. On April 16, at 11:00am a live Skype conference call was established with mountain climber Mariusz Malkowski live from his base camp on Mount … Continue reading

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X10 Home Automation Systems Easily Hacked

Two computer researchers at this years DefCon Hacking Conference in Las Vegas demonstrated an X10 jammer which can be used to Hack Into home automation systems which run through power lines using the antiquated X10 protocol. According to Wired.com the … Continue reading

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Beware of Free Alarm Systems being sold over the Telephone

I received a phone call from an alarm company offering a Free Home Alarm System for my house with a three year monitoring agreement for $27.99 plus tax = $29.40 per month for monitoring. After answering one question about my … Continue reading

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