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Neuroscience joins cryptography

(Phys.org) -- Security experts are turning to cognitive psychology for fresh ideas on authentication. Hristo Bojinov of Stanford University and others on his team have a new authentication design based on ...

dateJul 19, 2012 in Computer Sciences report
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Team Prosecco dismantles security tokens

(Phys.org) -- As password systems alone prove inadequate to protect information on computers against hackers, security customers have taken the advice of vendors to step up to tokens, those online security ...

dateJun 27, 2012 in Internet report
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Help! How to avoid fast-moving computer worm

Since early January, a worm that has been referred to by several names, including "Downadup," "Kido" and "Conficker," has been infecting millions of computers around the world. The worm exploits a previously discovered vulnerability ...

dateJan 28, 2009 in Internet
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Lost smartphones mined by finders: Symantec

Lost smartphones are likely to be mined for valuable information by strangers who find them, according to the results of a sting operation conducted by computer security firm Symantec.

dateMar 12, 2012 in Other
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Death leaves online lives in limbo

(AP) -- When Jerald Spangenberg collapsed and died in the middle of a quest in an online game, his daughter embarked on a quest of her own: to let her father's gaming friends know that he hadn't just decided ...

dateMar 16, 2009 in Internet
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Anonymous releases more Stratfor data

Online "hacktivist" group Anonymous has released a trove of email addresses and credit card numbers stolen from the website of intelligence analysis firm Stratfor and promised further attacks.

dateDec 30, 2011 in Internet
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Report: China hackers stole key Google program

(AP) -- Computer hackers stole a program that controlled access to most of Google Inc.'s services when they attacked the Internet company late last year, according to a report published late Monday.

dateApr 20, 2010 in Internet
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Password breach spreads beyond LinkedIn

More websites admitted security breaches Thursday after LinkedIn said some of its members' passwords were stolen, and experts warned of email scams targeting users of the social network. ...

dateJun 07, 2012 in Internet
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