Archive: 1/05/2007

NIST Advises on RFID Security Risks

The National Institute of Standards and Technology describes some potential dangers of implementing RFID and offers guidelines and best practices for mitigating the risks.

dateMay 01, 2007 in Other
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'Wrapping' Gleevec fights drug-resistant cancer

A new study highlighted on the cover of this week's issue of Cancer Research finds that the anti-cancer drug Gleevec® is far more effective against a drug-resistant strain of cancer when the drug wraps the target with a ...

dateMay 01, 2007 in Cancer
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S.F. Traffic Snarl a Win for Telecommuting

The gasoline tanker that crashed and burst into flames near the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge April 29 did more than melt and collapse a stretch of the highway overpass; it enlivened the debate about whether all in-house ...

dateMay 01, 2007 in Other
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Urbanization favors sedentary males

Urbanization changes landscapes and local environments, which can alter the life histories and traits of the creatures living in and around these areas. Studying European blackbirds (Turdus merula), Jesko Partecke and Eberhard ...

dateMay 01, 2007 in
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DOS Extortion Fading

The economics of Denial Of Service blackmailing isn't working out, and botnet owners are shifting to other, less risky crimes.

dateMay 01, 2007 in Internet
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