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Germany bans smartwatches for kids and asks parents to destroy them

Germany bans smartwatches for kids and asks parents to destroy them | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
‘prohibitive listening devices’
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Researcher develops Android app that can steal credit card information via NFC

Researcher develops Android app that can steal credit card information via NFC | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Security researcher Thomas Skora has developed an app that reads the details off a contactless credit / bank card using an NFC-enabled (near field communications) handset
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Wickr Foundation – A global initiative focused on advancing privacy and freedom of information without censorship

Wickr Foundation – A global initiative focused on advancing privacy and freedom of information without censorship | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
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RFID shielding wallets don't shield. RFID requires grounded faraday bag. • /r/privacy

RFID shielding wallets don't shield. RFID requires grounded faraday bag. • /r/privacy | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
People naively believe using altoid tin, metal cigarette case, alumawallet, tyvek credit card sleeves and heavy duty aluminum foil wil
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Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor

Xiaomi Can Silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone Using A Backdoor | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
A Security researcher has reverse engineered Xiaomi AnalyticsCore app and found that company can silently Install Any App On Your Android Phone using a Backdoor
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RFID Case | Faraday Cage Wallet | RFID Sleeve | Faraday Phone Case

RFID Case | Faraday Cage Wallet | RFID Sleeve | Faraday Phone Case | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it

Patented Faraday Cage products guaranteed to work. Excellent quality. Free shipping. Protect your most sensitive information and devices!

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Adoption Of The Euro Has Been 'Unequivocally Bad' For Southern European Economies | Zero Hedge

Adoption Of The Euro Has Been 'Unequivocally Bad' For Southern European Economies | Zero Hedge | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Some say that the common currency prevents less productive economies from cheating by weakening their national currencies and forces them to become more efficient and competitive. Industrial production data shows that it is not the case. Italy, France, Greece and Portugal have not only stopped producing more; they are producing now less than in 1990! The decay started immediately after the introduction of the euro in 2002!
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Extra-Large Denial of Service Attack Uses DVRs, Webcams

Extra-Large Denial of Service Attack Uses DVRs, Webcams | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Brace yourselves. The rest of the media is going to be calling this an "IoT DDOS" and the hype will spin out of control. Hype aside, the facts on the ground make it look like an extremely larg
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Today in the world has gone crazy: It’s raining in Dubai (seriously)

Today in the world has gone crazy: It’s raining in Dubai (seriously) | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Yes, THAT Dubai is covered in water.
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Microsoft victory protects overseas data from US warrants

Microsoft victory protects overseas data from US warrants | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
For the past three years, Microsoft has been locked in a legal battle with the New York district court over a deceptively simple question: does a US Judg
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Those perfect cars you see in TV ads? Here's the Mad Max machine underneath the CGI

Those perfect cars you see in TV ads? Here's the Mad Max machine underneath the CGI | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
The Blackbird is a VFX stand-in for car commercials and films. Its width, wheelbase, suspension action and engine response can be tuned to match pretty much any car, and its 360-degree cameras can be used to generate perfect reflections when you overlay the real car body onto it in post production.
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The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death

The Gig Economy Celebrates Working Yourself to Death | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Jia Tolentino on how the gig economy, exemplified by startups like Lyft and Fiverr, has further normalized very low pay with no insurance or benefits.
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Methbot | White Ops

Digital Advertising Security. Enterprise Security Solutions. Bots are bad for business; we're bad for bots.
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How to Pick a Padlock?

FAN MAIL: CRAZY RUSSIAN HACKER P.O. Box 49 Waynesville, NC 28786 Subscribe to my 2nd channel https://www.youtube.com/user/origami768 follow me on: instagra
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What Are RFID-Blocking Wallets & Which Should You Buy?

What Are RFID-Blocking Wallets & Which Should You Buy? | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
If you knew that someone could read your credit cards, passport, and even driver's license without actually having to swipe them, would you take steps to guard against it?
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Spy satellites geostalk RFID within three feet • /r/privacy

Spy satellites geostalk RFID within three feet • /r/privacy | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
http://rt.com/usa/advances-mideast-tracking-satellite-601/ Edit: http://www.rfidjournal.com/articles/view?1458 Commercial spy satellite
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Hack Your E-ZPass So It Alerts You Whenever It's Scanned

Hack Your E-ZPass So It Alerts You Whenever It's Scanned | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Car tags like E-ZPass aren’t only read at tollbooths. Follow these instructions to sound the alarm whenever (and wherever) yours is scanned.
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Homepage | Silent Circle

Homepage | Silent Circle | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Silent Circle offers private and encrypted mobile devices, software applications, and communication management services for enterprise.
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This World Map Is So Accurate It Folds Into a Globe

This World Map Is So Accurate It Folds Into a Globe | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Unlike the standard map of the world, designed in the 1500s, this new map doesn't distort Greenland to make it look the same size as Africa.
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Adoption Of The Euro Has Been 'Unequivocally Bad' For Southern European Economies | Zero Hedge

Adoption Of The Euro Has Been 'Unequivocally Bad' For Southern European Economies | Zero Hedge | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it

Some say that the common currency prevents less productive economies from cheating by weakening their national currencies and forces them to become more efficient and competitive. Industrial production data shows that it is not the case. Italy, France, Greece and Portugal have not only stopped producing more; they are producing now less than in 1990! The decay started immediately after the introduction of the euro in 2002!

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Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach

Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Have I been pwned? allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your email addresses has been compromised.
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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about libreboot

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about libreboot | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
Introduced in June 2006 in Intel's 965 Express Chipset Family of (Graphics and) Memory Controller Hubs, or (G)MCHs, and the ICH8 I/O Controller Family, the Intel Management Engine (ME) is a separate computing environment physically located in the (G)MCH chip.
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‘Ghostbusters’ Is A Perfect Example Of How Internet Movie Ratings Are Broken

‘Ghostbusters’ Is A Perfect Example Of How Internet Movie Ratings Are Broken | Fringe & Convert | Scoop.it
“Ghostbusters,” a revival of the 1984 original, hits theaters nationwide on Friday. As a reboot of a beloved, male-led science fiction film from the 1980s with …
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