Cambridge team exposes EMV card vulnerabilities
Random numbers game with quantum dice
(PhysOrg.com) -- A simple device measures the quantum noise of vacuum fluctuations and generates true random numbers.
Random, but not by chance: A quantum random-number generator for encryption, security
Researchers have devised a new kind of random number generator, for encrypted communications and other uses, that is cryptographically secure, inherently private and - most importantly - certified random by ...
Fastest random number generator: Sounds of silence proving a hit
(Phys.org) -- Researchers at The Australian National University have developed the fastest random number generator in the world by listening to the 'sounds of silence'.
Flaw found in securing online transactions
Researchers on Wednesday revealed a flaw in the way data is scrambled to protect the privacy of online banking, shopping and other kinds of sensitive exchanges.
Researchers roll Einstein's dice: Developing a quantum random number generator
(PhysOrg.com) -- Quantum mechanics implies that uncertainty in experimental measurements are an inherent part of nature – an idea that Albert Einstein disparagingly characterized as “rolling dice”. ...
Quarks 'swing' to the tones of random numbers
At the Large Hadron Collider at CERN protons crash into each other at incredibly high energies in order to 'smash' the protons and to study the elementary particles of nature - including quarks. Quarks are ...
Lightweight true random number generators a step closer
The widespread use of true random number generators (TRNGs) has taken a step closer following the creation of the most lightweight designs to date by researchers at Queen's University Belfast's Institute of Electronics, Communications ...
Our eye position betrays the numbers we have in mind, new study
It will be harder to lie about your age or your poker hand after new research by the University of Melbourne, Australia has revealed that our eye position betrays the numbers we are thinking about.
Weighing trailers on the road
Heavy goods vehicles on Norwegian roads will soon be checked and weighed automatically – while on the road. Advanced sensors installed in the road surface, combined with number plate recognition systems, ...
NIST proposes update to digital signature standard
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced proposed changes to a standard that specifies how to implement digital signatures, which can be used to ensure the integrity of electronic documents, ...