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There are many ways that an intruder can easily get into anyone's house when we least expect it.

Opinion: Every house needs security

February 3, 2019

News flash; your house cannot protect you on its own anymore. Technology has advanced so you can protect your home better than most expensive security services. In my neighborhood...

Lockers in the boys locker room at Carlmont that many items have been stolen from.

Faulty lockers lead to easy theft

February 23, 2017

Theft rates are relatively low in the Carlmont boys locker room, however, things can be stolen at any given time. The exact number of stolen personal items is unknown, but it...

In iOS 9, Apple’s operating system, users can opt to have a six digit passcode instead of four digits. This provides more security because instead of the original 10,000 combinations, there are 1,000,000.

Data security becomes a widespread issue

February 21, 2016

One issue regarding a single iPhone has the potential to compromise the security and safety of millions of people. The United States government allegedly insisted that Apple, a po...

Redwood City home security system catches burglars in the act. Creative Commons image, uploaded by Geralt on

Security cameras see it all

May 7, 2014

Two teenagers broke into a Redwood City home, ransacked it for valuables, and were unknowingly filmed by the home’s numerous security cameras in the process. The two teens...

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

Two-step Twitter security system is questioned after a fake tweet is sent out

April 25, 2013

On Tuesday, a fake tweet was sent across Twitter stating that there had been an explosion in the White House, which injured Barack Obama. The tweet was sent from Associated Press (AP) Twitter account. As of right...

Security cameras stalk students, reduce crime

December 5, 2012

As of right now, there are 48 security cameras located on the Carlmont campus, keeping an eye on everything students do. And that is probably a good thing. To deter potential crimes and catch footage of illegal activity, Carlmont High School hired Ojo Technologies, a company specializing in installing video surveillance systems, three years ago to install security cameras on campus. Carlmont...

The student news site of Carlmont High School in Belmont, California.