Author Archives: Koryl

Can a Bullet Really Break a Padlock?

Movies are compelling. The good ones are convincing, especially when they sell the same story over and over. It’s brilliant manipulation and quite underappreciated. Unfortunately, the tactic leads to tropes, cliches that are not based in reality. Good guys always win is a classic example. Much like the guns that never run out of bullets […]

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Can Someone Spy on You Through Your Phone Camera?

It wasn’t so long ago that the idea of someone spying on a phone without a police wiretap was considered utterly ridiculous. Ordinary people weren’t important enough for surveillance. That is a comforting thought. For a long time, most sane people would have said it was impossible to spy on a person using their own […]

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