• crowd funding can be dangerous

    Latest gadget ‘scams’ on crowdfunding websites

    We recently reported on Triton, the fake gadget that allows you to breathe underwater. It had raised $600,000+ when we published the article, but today, the figure is around $338,327 as we believe many people figured out their scam and got a refund. But there are still MANY people...
  • Triton 'artifical gills' is a fraud

    New Gadgets: Triton – breathe underwater like a fish using ‘gills’ – Real or Scam?

    A new Indiegogo campaign, which was able to collect $594,187 (at the time this article went live) or 12 times its target caught our eye. It claims to be the world’s first “Artificial Gills Re-breather” and tells us that it has been featured in big websites like Huffington, Yahoo...
  • qualcomm android hack

    Qualcomm Exposes More Than A Billion Android Devices To Hackers

    Once again, more than a billion Android gadgets are vulnerable to a security hole in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chip that may very well be exploited by any malicious hacker to gain full access on the machine. Trend Micro’s security experts have warned Android users of some severe programming shortcomings in Qualcomm’s kernel-level Snapdragon...
  • challenge hackers

    Overconfident security researchers always lose to hackers

    Despite many major security breaches reported last year, Real Future’s Kevin Roose wished to find out how nicely he would fare in a personal pen-test. Issuing such a “hack me” challenge is never sensible as New York University Professor and PandoDaily editor Adam Penenberg found out a couple of years ago after asking...
  • rayzone interapp hacking

    Rayzone’s InterApp: The Perfect Gadget Spy

    Tel Aviv-based Rayzone Group is marketing a nifty little gadget known as InterApp that may leverage outdated cellular gadgets and intercept and extract data from close by cellphones or tablets. As Razyone describes its product, “InterApp is a game-changing tactical intelligence system, developed for intelligence and law enforcement agencies, enabling them...