News tagged with computer software

First clinical study of computer security

Installing computer security software, updating applications regularly and making sure not to open emails from unknown senders are just a few examples of ways to reduce the risk of infection by malicious software, or "malware". ...

dateDec 16, 2013 in Security
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Locking down the cloud

A software re-encryption system could allow users to pay for and run applications "in the cloud" without revealing their identity to the cloud host. The same approach would also allow the software providers to lock out malicious ...

dateNov 08, 2013 in Business
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How to program unreliable chips

As transistors get smaller, they also become less reliable. So far, computer-chip designers have been able to work around that problem, but in the future, it could mean that computers stop improving at the rate we've come ...

dateNov 04, 2013 in Computer Sciences
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