Monthly Archives: August 2016

AlarmForce Admits to Wrongfully Charging Monitoring Fees After Subscription Cancellations

AlarmForce said its policy review resulted from due diligence undertaken during a potential sale process. By Rodney Bosch · August 24, 2016 TORONTO — Following a review of its residential subscription cancellation practice,AlarmForce Industries (TSX: AF) announced it wrongfully continued charging monitoring fees in some … Continue reading

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Smart Electrical Socket Could Be Exploited to Hack Email

A vulnerability in a popular brand of smart electrical sockets has been found that could allow hackers to spread malicious software to connected devices. Researchers have discovered that attackers could take advantage of a feature that allows the undisclosed smart … Continue reading

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DIY Systems Provider Goes Too Far in Ad Attacking Electronic Security Industry

Boston-based SimpliSafe attacked the home security industry, painting alarm companies as enemies looking to take advantage of customers. SimpliSafe is a hybrid residential and small business security systems provider that sells DIY kits. By Scott Goldfine · August 4, 2016   I’m mad … Continue reading

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