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16th December 2015 Issue no. 293
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Siding with Google, a federal appellate court has refused to revive a lawsuit by a locksmith owner who blamed the search company for a decline in his business.
Baldino's Lock & Key Service, a locksmith based in Lorton, Virginia, argued that Google wrongly displayed listings for hundreds of unlicensed locksmiths, in order to collect ad revenue from them. The locksmith sued Google in 2014, alleging that the search company violated racketeering laws as well as false advertising laws by "publishing the names of illegally operating locksmiths."Full Story
Want to increase your car key cloning business by 20 - 30%? The brand new update from Keyline will mean that for the first time ever, it will be possible to clone ALL Megamos Crypto Transponder keys using just one product. The Xtreme will do more than just update your Keyline cloning machine; it will update your services!
He said a team of locksmiths had been preparing to open the mysterious vault, which is enclosed in a room in an old office building formerly occupied by Siam Commercial Bank, but the plan was suspended by the governor of the State Railway of Thailand (SRT).Full Story
A security hole that could allow attackers to access users' personal data was inadvertently placed on Dell computers, the company has admitted.
The hole represented a "profound security flaw" that could allow access to bank details and other personal data, experts said.
Technology firm NCC Group is making its mark in the Netherlands after agreeing to a £93.5m deal to acquire high-end cyber security firm Fox IT.
Fox and its subsidiaries is headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands.Full Story
There is only one Lishi - Genuine Lishi; the best vehicle opening brand in the world has done it again, with even more auto locksmith tools now available from Tradelocks.
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The KIBB range of locks and door hardware features a unique interlocking faceplate and strike system, meaning that once locked, the door and frame are effectively "padlocked" together, creating an extremely secure bond.
New and improved, the Generation 4 has been specifically designed to overcome some of the common issues new or inexperienced locksmiths might face, making it the perfect tool for anyone starting out in the industry.
Over half of the UK population worry about their houses being burgled on a regular basis, according to new research.
53% of Brits said that they were worried about their homes being broken into, with 47% of these saying it is a regular concern and 6% admitting that they worry about it all of the time.
Buy version 5 of the Jadoogar software and you will get Version 4 completely free saving you £450 +vat. Hickleys and the manufacturers of the amazing Jadoogar software are offering Version 4 free with version 5 throughout December.
If you need to offer lost key services on Toyota vehicles including Remote keys & Smart keys you need look no further than Jadoogar Eeproming software.
Leading cylinder manufacturers Brisant made a request to Keyline for their codes to be available on their machines. In record time Keyline not only responded but sorted their request. Steve said "We were so impressed we bought a Dezmo/Dromo combination. Having had the machine a few days we cannot fault the speed, accuracy and price." Here is a video of it working. https://youtu.be/HVgyB69i954
When entrepreneurs Markus Schacht and Stephan Untiedt, managing partners of masunt in Germany, needed to source a digital cabinet lock that would give their range of key safe products a competitive edge, KitLock with NetCode provided the solution.
masunt's range of key safe products provide the holiday home rental market with a safe and secure solution for handing over keys, without the key holder having to be on site. Made from high quality stainless steel, the masunt KeyBox can be attached to the exterior of a property. It is secured with a battery-operated KitLock KL1000NC cabinet lock with NetCode.
In an official ceremony held at the site in north London, SSAIB's Chief Executive Alex Carmichael and Chairman Geoff Tate were joined by Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter for the presentation to Councillor Yasemin Brett, Enfield's Cabinet Member for Community Organisations and Culture, accompanied by Centre Manager Alan Gardner.
The move, which is part of the North Lincolnshire based company's Secured by Design upgrade of its Solid and Secure composite doors, takes place with immediate effect, and according to Endurance(r) Doors' managing director, Stephen Nadin was an obvious choice.
"Security is the number one key driver in composite door sales and so Secured by Design is a fundamental part of our product strategy," he said. "The decision to switch to Avocet and its ATK cylinder was straightforward, given its unrivalled list of accreditations and the thumbturn option incorporated within its innovative design."
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During a busy week at the end of November the ICO's enforcement team wrote to more than 1,000 companies involved in buying and selling people's names and numbers, as part of its ongoing crackdown on nuisance calls.
Photo shows a Sunday Mirror reporter stands unchallenged yards from a passenger plane in a shocking lapse in security at Britain's second largest airport.
Guards in 4x4s supposedly patrolling inside and outside airport borders drove by without showing any interest.Full Story
VPS Site Security launches campaign to highlight seriousness of construction site theft
* 92% of sites experience theft on a regular basis
MOBOTIX AG, a leading manufacturer of digital high-resolution, network-based video security systems has released details of a project for London Underground (LU) using innovative thermal imaging technology to protect a service depot.