wireless alarm systems for homes

Is Finding Nemo such a wonderful movie?One other chuckle for me was Pelosi the Old Nag hunkering down in the center of the grid. All in all a much better than usual Tuesday. Thanks Jay. Big difference between hash and herb, Rex. @Rex: I don't think old timey cuteness is any worse than concentrated up to date pop culture. Why is OH MY STARS any worse than Li'l somebodyorother?I suppose a pefect puzzle would have equal parts of elements from this week's pop news,1990's, 1940's, 1800's, ancient history, science, and classic literature. There's no such thing as pefect. Don't make the perfect the enemy of the good. This a good Tuesday easy puzzle. I'm old, so the nostalgia makes me smile. I'm old, so rap and current slang make me grumble.

senior alerts

01.14.2007 | 34 Comments

More details on the method 1500 implemented by the doorbell camera 106 are explained above with reference to FIG. 10C. Alternatively, in some implementations, at least part of the method 1050 may be implemented at the bypass unit 1012. Independently of whether the doorbell camera 106 is electrically coupled to the remote chime 1006 in place of a conventional doorbell, a supply monitoring voltage may be generated 1056 in the bypass unit 1012 based on the input AC voltage to indicate whether the input AC voltage is greater than a supply threshold. In accordance with the supply monitoring signal, a message may be presented 1058 by the bypass unit 1012 to a user of the doorbell camera 106 to indicate whether the input AC voltage is low with respect to the supply threshold. Optionally, the message may include a visual message displayed on the bypass unit 1012 by an LED indicator 1012B according to one of a set of predetermined visual patterns.

security monitoring service

01.14.2007 | 16 Comments

Madgeburg, Germany based security firm AV TEST evaluated eight popular IP cameras broadly speaking, Wi Fi dependent security cameras that communicate with mobile apps whose manufacturers ranged from D Link to Logitech to Netgear. Only three cameras were vulnerability free, and even they had room for improvement. Two of the cameras were nearly trivial to compromise, while a crafty cybercriminal could still compromise the middle three, given the right tools and expertise. MORE: Best Wireless Home Security CamerasTo evaluate each camera, AV TEST looked for potential flaws in the camera's local storage if available, external app controls, external camera controls, additional camera and app connections, encrypted connections, and storage of image and videos. The company did not give a numerical score, but instead pointed out whether each camera was category was "vulnerable," "secured" or "partially vulnerable" with regard to each category. Of the IP cameras tested, the Logitech Circle, the Myfox Security Camera and the Netgear Arlo fared the best. Each earned three out of a possible three stars from AV TEST. The company found "no noticeable vulnerabilities in the communication of the camera and app" in each camera, meaning that they're about as secure as IP cameras can get. However, AV TEST noted "optimization potential" for each camera's companion mobile app, suggesting that the user interfaces are not as user friendly as they could be. This is not a trivial issue — the more obtuse a UI, the less likely a user is to take charge of his or her own security, which could lead to vulnerabilities down the road. The D Link DCS 2132L and the Gigaset Camera scored only one star out of three, with potential vulnerabilities in just about every category tested.