CUJO Smart Device Guards Your Home From Cyber Thieves

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Cyber thieves are hacking your computer daily, spying on your children through baby monitors and even gaining access to your home through your digital thermostat, according to the makers of CUJO. Scary stuff, but CUJO isn’t about to let that happen. CUJO isn’t a rabid 200 lb. Saint Bernard filled with murderous intent, but rather a small, sleek white appliance with softly lit LED “eyes.” It’s actually quite cute.

 

The CUJO team is headquartered in Redondo Beach, California. They are seeking funding for tooling and manufacturing setup, completing electrical design for the production unit, and for refining and perfecting the security algorithms that are at the heart of the system. 3D printing brought the CUJO prototype to life without the high costs associated with traditional manufacturing. As CUJO founder and CEO Einaras Gravrock explains:

“We saved a lot of capital for development by being able to 3D print our housing. We went through a few iterations before settling on a unit that we liked. So yes, 3D printing is a no brainer for a company such as ours.”

CUJO is an interesting device. It brings business level internet security to protect all your home devices. This includes security cameras, alarm systems, thermostats, smart door locks, baby monitors, wearables, gaming systems, smart TVs, and all the computing devices that we can’t live without such as smart phones, tablets, laptops and desktop machines.

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CUJO is plug-and-play. It is designed to be intuitive, with an easy-to-use app. All you need to do is connect it to your router and CUJO will monitor all of your internet connected devices. CUJO wants to keep your financial data safe, maintain your privacy, and give you back your peace of mind. CUJO actively monitors all data packets coming into and leaving your network. It analyzes behavior and secures all devices connected to your network. And perhaps the most interesting aspect of CUJO is that it adapts and reacts to attacks. It sends its findings to the cloud so that CUJOs in other homes are protected from that threat.

CUJO runs on a Cavium Dual Core 1Ghz processor, comes with 1GB DDR SRAM and 4GB of flash memory. It has 2 1GB ethernet ports and is compatible with all iOS and Android devices. They are currently offering their Indie Special through the Indiegogo campaign, which consists of a CUJO and 6 months of service for $49. They plan of selling that same package for $109 after the Indiegogo campaign ends. At the time of this writing CUJO had 9 days left for the Indiegogo campaign and had far exceeded its $30K goal, raising $141K–currently at 472% of its funding goal.

You can see the CUJO Indiegogo video below:

https://youtu.be/ngPKIHPL2OU

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