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Making and breaking passwords

The issue of choosing a good password is still key for cyber security because users tend to pick passwords that are easy to remember rather than secure. So what are the key attributes of a good password?

dateMar 24, 2016 in Security
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More advances toward autonomous cars

Having your car drive itself to wherever you want to go—a concept immortalised in Minority Report or Total Recall—is one step closer with local researchers about to install lane changing capabilities in a self-driving ...

dateMar 23, 2016 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Curtin's mining money saver

Curtin University is entering the mining software market with TopDump—a mine waste optimiser that could cut costs and reduce environmental damage for WA's open cut operations and projects.

dateMar 21, 2016 in Environment
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Dolphin count reveals homebody habits

The Kimberley's resident dolphin populations seem to be homebodies who stay in the same area year-in year-out and also avoid mixing with their neighbours, according to research into how the mammals live.

dateMar 15, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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