How a hacker could hijack a plane from their seat
Reports that a cybersecurity expert successfully hacked into an aeroplane's control system from a passenger seat raises many worrying questions for the airline industry. ...
Novel graph method detects cyber-attack patterns in complex computing networks
As the perils of cyber security breaches continue to plague industries, governments, and citizens throughout the world, the need to detect these infiltrating events, as well as identify their attack patterns, ...
Three wireless technologies that could make 5G even faster
The capacity of today's wireless communications networks has increased one million-fold since the introduction of the first cellular network in 1957. ...
Cyber attackers leaving warning 'messages': NSA chief
Attackers hacking into American computer networks appear to be leaving "cyber fingerprints" to send a message that critical systems are vulnerable, the top US cyber-warrior said Thursday.
BMW fixes security flaw that exposed 2.2M cars to break-ins
German automaker BMW says it has fixed a security flaw that made 2.2 million of its vehicles vulnerable to break-ins.
Sony: PlayStation back online after 3-day outage
Sony says its PlayStation Network is back online after three days of disruptions that began on Christmas.
Lessons on censorship from Syria's internet filter machines
Norwegian writer Mette Newth once wrote that: "censorship has followed the free expressions of men and women like a shadow throughout history." As we develop new means to gather and create information, new mea ...
Cutting congestion on the data network highway
Perhaps no other consumer-driven technology has made such incredible advances in such a relatively short space of time as the mobile phone. Today's smartphones are used to stream videos, access social media ...
Michigan team finds security flaws in traffic lights
Netflix's share of peak Internet traffic rises
Netflix increased its share of fixed-line Internet traffic in North America in the first half of 2014, accounting for 34 percent of data flowing to consumers during peak times, up from 32 percent in the latter half of 2013.
Smartphones seen tripling to 5.6 billion by 2019
The number of smartphones is forecast to triple to 5.6 billion globally by 2019, accounting for more than 60 percent of cellphones.
Base stations for 5G: Soon in our homes and on wheels?
In a few years, our mobile network will have to deal with a thousand times more the traffic it has to today. One possible solution is to place small base stations in our homes or cars. This is one of several ...
Shedding new light on the 'electron highways' of organic solar cells
(Phys.org) —Sunlight absorbed by organic solar cells must first navigate a nanoscale gauntlet before becoming useable electricity. After hitting the light-absorbing material of the solar cell, called the ...
Indonesia, India named as biggest shark catchers
Indonesia and India on Tuesday were named as the world's biggest catchers of sharks in an EU-backed probe into implementing a new pact to protect seven threatened species of sharks and rays.