Archive for February, 2010
This very useful USB hack can be done in 4 steps.
- Step 1) Tools and Materials
- Step 2) The Idea
- Step 3) The Steps
- Step 4) Preparing the hot plate
The free software that is included with the X500 is called HoverCam Flex. The Flex is not surprisingly built on the Adobe Air platform, and is a desktop based application that connects directly to their web services. Images can be uploaded, saved, published, shared and OCR’d with a quick drag and drop. The HoverCam Flex service also provides quick integration with other cloud services like Google OCR, Picassa, DropBox and e-Fax. The benefits of the software alone might be worth the $199 asking price of the HoverCam X500.To get the Hovercam X500 just visit Amazon and you’ll get a better price than the MSRP. Continue Reading
I’ve seen these things in action, don’t use them around small children, the helicopter blades move so fast, it could cut off a finger if flown right into a child [by mistake of course!]. The Grand NANO is made of light weight metal alloy and has shockproof landing gear.Â This makes it a bit less likely you’ll smash the thing while landing. The Grand NANO has an electronic gyroscope system which provides excellent stability, control and maneuverability. Equally impressive, is the modified poker chip case for quick and easy storage of the USB rechargeable helicopter.
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What is great about the USB secure product is that a hacker could not cloak a transaction via the web and show the user a transaction of one amount, while robbing them blind with a different amount as the “actual” transaction. What is funny about the UBS press release is the following:
If the transaction has been hacked and the account number is different, the customer can abort the payment by hitting a red “x,” or a green check if it’s fineWell…if they knew the transaction was hacked, wouldn’t they stop it anyway? Another nice feature of the UBS secure USB device is that a keylogger could not record keystrokes because the sync process between the user and bank happens through the UBS device, no account numbers are used or typed. Continue Reading