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Protecting infrastructure with smarter CPS

Security of IT networks is continually being improved to protect against malicious hackers. Yet when IT networks interface with infrastructures such as water and electric systems to provide monitoring and control capabilities, ...

Sep 16, 2014
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Simple passwords key to celebrity iCloud hacking

Cyber-security expert Gerome Billois explains how a "targeted attack" on some iCloud accounts—the Apple online service that stores all types of content—led to the release of nude celebrity photos.

Sep 03, 2014
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Hacking Gmail with 92 percent success

(Phys.org) —A team of researchers, including an assistant professor at the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering, have identified a weakness believed to exist in Android, Windows ...

Aug 21, 2014
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Researchers aim to thwart targeted cyberattacks

When it comes to Internet attacks, hackers have traditionally taken a blanket approach, sending out malware to large, random groups of people and hoping that something would stick. But in recent years, the ...

Aug 13, 2014
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Humane strategy reduces shark attacks

A simple and humane technique may be an effective strategy to reduce human encounters with sharks without harming populations of threatened shark species.

Aug 04, 2014
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