With protest and outcry in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., citizens and police find themselves looking for answers on how to improve relations and prevent more senseless death; some argue that the answer is wearable cameras.
With the 2014 World Cup kickoff just hours away, international focus has shifted to Brazil, where protests and allegations of unpreparedness have plagued coverage of the event. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting security stories from the Cup below.
Before you cut out for the long weekend, be thankful that your boss isn’t monitoring your whereabouts. One middle school in Alice Springs, Australia has instituted a GPS tracking program for its students that has improved attendance to a staggering 90%.
Airbnb users complete thousands of transactions renting out homes and apartments each year, but not all of them leave both host and renter satisfied. Airbnb has accrued quite the list of horror stories going back as far as 2010. Here are a few of the biggest headline grabbers (along with some other notable security stories from the past week).
After witnessing countless cases of abuse perpetrated by classroom aides on special needs students, an Atlanta teacher took matters into her own hands and set up a hidden camera — the resulting footage was shocking.
When you opt to disable location services on mobile apps, you’re hoping for some semblance of anonymity; a recent study, however, has revealed that no matter what you do, unique variations in your phone’s hardware makes it trackable regardless of what your privacy settings are.
If you’ve flipped on network TV in recent months, odds are you’ve caught a disturbing commercial featuring a carload of teens that turns from happy to tragic in a split second. The campaign aims to discourage teen texting and driving, and data suggests now is the best time to do so.
GPS trackers, hidden cameras, and surveillance systems are part of the day-to-day for us here at BrickHouse Security; but they never stop being a source of entertainment, mainly because of the coterie of criminals, animals and bizarre paranormal phenomena that are continually captured. Here’s a rundown of some of the latest and greatest cases.