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Touted for their convenience and home security services, smart home technologies like app-controlled locks, lights and appliances could be reinforcing gender stereotypes and restricting women’s freedom. A new study [pdf] from Monash and RMIT universities, along with Intel, found that women were increasingly worried about being spied on or being locked out of their homes. […]

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Residence 950, San Francisco’s most expensive home, has advanced security measures like biometric keypads, nine cameras and a Batcave-like garage entry.Courtesy of Jacob Elliot / Troon Pacific Batcaves. Bulletproof shutters. Laser curtains. The world of high-end home security is as advanced as they come. Today’s luxury home security systems address everything from chemical attacks and […]

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Internet-connected devices are known for having their fair share of security issues—especially when it comes to cameras. But here’s a new one: the BBC reported this week that a smart home security camera started sending video clips to the wrong person. The BBC first caught wind of the problem shortly after one of its employees purchased an internet-enabled […]