Hackers target CEOs in 'Darkhotel' scheme
Hackers have developed a scheme to steal sensitive information from top executives by penetrating the Wi-Fi networks of luxury hotels, security researchers said Monday.
Physicists create model to predict traffic patterns
Researchers at the University of Notre Dame have designed a simple, yet highly accurate traffic prediction model for roadway transportation networks. They have recently published their work in the journal ...
Researcher studies peer effects and influence, with an eye toward tackling pressing social problems
Every day we make simple decisions—what to eat, what to wear—that may be influenced by the views of people around us.
ShadowCrypt research project shows encryption approach
CBS launches 'always on' streaming news service (Update)
CBS on Thursday launched an on-demand streaming news service with live "anchored" news reports that can be viewed on any Web-connected device.
Spain arrests 10 for 'terrorist' Twitter, Facebook posts
Spanish police arrested 10 people accused of glorifying terrorism and inciting attacks by the Basque group ETA in Twitter and Facebook messages, authorities said Thursday.
HealthCare.gov gets cybersecurity upgrades
Officials say HealthCare.gov has gotten cybersecurity upgrades ahead of a Nov. 15 start for the second open enrollment season under President Barack Obama's health care law.
Study shows why cliques thrive in some schools more than in others
Go to almost any American high school and the elements of teen social networks become quickly apparent: the cliques, the pecking orders, and the varying degrees of self-segregation by race, age, gender, and social status.
US mulls new tactics to stem wave of cyberattacks
As hacking attacks reach epidemic proportions, the US cybersecurity community is looking at new ways to step up defense, including counterattacking the hackers themselves.
Government requests for Facebook user data are up 24 percent in six months
Government requests for Facebook data increased 24 percent in just six months, the social media giant said Tuesday, and nearly half of those requests came from the United States.
5G is NOT 4G+1
Recently, Spaniards had to re-tune all television sets as a result of the introduction of 4G mobile networks. Their data transmission speed (10 times higher than the 3rd generation's) required a release of ...
System achieves six times faster data transmission between virtual machines
NTT DOCOMO and NEC Corporation announced today their completion on October 31 of proof-of-concept trials to confirm up to six times faster data transmission between multiple virtual machines by utilizing network interface ...
Six faces of killers on Facebook revealed
A team of leading criminologists from Birmingham City University have this week published the first-ever study on how convicted killers have used the social networking site Facebook in relation to their crimes.
Research shows viral ads spread due to two types of social web sharing
In August 2013, Americans watched viral video ads 22.8 billion times. According to a new study conducted by the University of Georgia, this has to do with two processes of social Web sharing: referral and coreferral. Understanding ...