What’s going on with Google’s Ricebran and Rice’s latest project?

Ricebrans are software-based sensors used to collect data from objects around a room, but they have a history of being abused.The sensor has been used to record people’s movements in the house, and to collect body temperature.This month, a Brazilian man died in his home from hypothermia, after Ricebrains found him asleep on a couch […]

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Which is more secure: OpenVPN or SSH?

It’s the most common question when it comes to choosing between two secure SSH implementations: OpenSSH and SSHv1.While the SSHv2 implementation is considered more secure by some, it is not recommended for most people.For that reason, OpenVPN, also known as PPTP, has a wide appeal for security pros.It is also the preferred method of connecting […]

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