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sleaze tech January 27, 2017 posted by

No More Peace – researchers say fingerprints can be stolen from selfies

You better think twice before you flash a peace sign in a photo again, someone might be stealing your fingerprints! This may seem like a silly fear but Japan’s National Institute of Informatics (NII) believes that it is possible to do so and we should all be wary of the friendly hand gesture.


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No More Peace – researchers say fingerprints can be stolen from selfies
Free Software January 25, 2017 posted by

Fake Caller ID – get out of weird situations fast

Have you ever been in a social situation that you really wanted to escape from? The easiest way out is to fake a call. “Sorry! This is important, lets catch up later!” is the common exit strategy from awkward situations. Now you can take your fake call to the next level with Fake Caller ID, the app that gives you a convincing fake call.


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Fake Caller ID – get out of weird situations fast
sleaze tech January 20, 2017 posted by

Scam Alert – you might be giving your personal info away in this phishing scam

Autofill forms are so handy! Especially if you fill out a lot of things online. Shopping, newsletters, job applications, the list of things you need your name and address for online is long but autofill makes the job quick! Unfortunately, it can also be used to steal your personal information because we just literally cannot have nice things.


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Scam Alert – you might be giving your personal info away in this phishing scam
sleaze tech November 22, 2016 posted by

Report Fake News – Facebook adds new features for flagging fake news

We have a fake news problem on social media and both Google and Facebook have committed to helping fight the tide of misinformation. What they’re doing in the background isn’t something that’s going to affect most people but Facebook has a way you can get hands on with your help. They’ve updated their reporting feature specifically to help target this.


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Report Fake News – Facebook adds new features for flagging fake news
sleaze tech October 20, 2016 posted by

Should you back that? – three tips to avoid bad crowdfunding projects

We cover crowdfunding projects at the Red Ferret to give our readers a chance to see what type of innovations are on the horizon but we try to make sure that they’re likely to actually see the light of day. If you’ve ever thought about backing a crowdfunding project, here are three tips on making sure you don’t end up having to fight for a refund.


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Should you back that? – three tips to avoid bad crowdfunding projects
Gadgets September 14, 2016 posted by

USB 2.0 Kill Drive – think twice about plugging in that flash drive you just found

Most people will happily check a USB they found just lying around. Maybe there’s something cool on it, maybe it’s just blank and yay, free USB drive! You might want to rethink that practice in the future, however, USB 2.0 Kill Drives are real and they’re entering the market.


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USB 2.0 Kill Drive – think twice about plugging in that flash drive you just found
Cool Web Apps & Sites June 27, 2016 posted by

Spoiled – how to become the most hated person in your office with one click

So, Game of Thrones ended for the season last night and by now, your newsfeeds are probably full of reaction posts and speculation about what is going to happen next season but you can bookmark this site for next year. Spoiled is the website that will ruin Game of Thrones for your enemies.


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Spoiled – how to become the most hated person in your office with one click
sleaze tech December 10, 2015 posted by

Yes, it is too good to be true! Avoid this Facebook scam!

  We know that you’re out looking for a good deal but there’s one trap you don’t want to fall into this holiday season (or any other season for that matter). Those offers for free products in Facebook ads may seem like a steal but if you sign up for them, the only thing getting stolen is your personal information.


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Yes, it is too good to be true! Avoid this Facebook scam!
sleaze tech September 25, 2015 posted by

Now we know the REAL reason why our cars never match advertised MPG figures

The horrendous stink kicked up by the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal is starting to throw up a lot of other very unsavory facts as well. The admission that people in the industry have known about the problem for a while, and that other car makers may be conducting a similar deception with their models is unbelievable. But one of the most appalling facts to emerge is the revelation that the world’s car makers are routinely gaming the fuel economy numbers…


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Now we know the REAL reason why our cars never match advertised MPG figures
Gadgets May 4, 2015 posted by

LAS 1505 GPS Tracker – magnetic mount device tracks journeys with no monthly subscription needed

Let’s say you need to keep track of someone urgently, because they owe you an ice cream or something. You could hire a private detective, or don your very own grubby raincoat and hang about at a nearby street corner. Or you could take advantage of the plummeting price of sleazy spy-ware and go buy a GPS tracker like this.


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LAS 1505 GPS Tracker – magnetic mount device tracks journeys with no monthly subscription needed
Gadgets January 22, 2015 posted by

HD Power Bank Spy Camera – you never know when you may need to snoop and charge at the same time

In this crazy multifunction world of ours, there seems to be no end to the ingenious ways we can combine functions in one device. We’ve had flower basket fruit peelers and coffee making headphones, so we shouldn’t be surprised with this new gadget.


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HD Power Bank Spy Camera – you never know when you may need to snoop and charge at the same time
Gadgets July 11, 2014 posted by

GSM Spy Wallet – make like James Bond and transform your life

Once upon a time if you wanted to play spy you needed some serious cash to lay out on all the cool technology that you see in the movies. But no more. Nowadays there are any number of really slick tools which you can use to make like an NSA agent without breaking the bank balance. Which is probably more than a little worrying.


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GSM Spy Wallet – make like James Bond and transform your life