Uninvited access to security camera systems pinned down
Connected devices in smart homes have control issues
Geneva scientists focus on phone cameras for random number generation
FBI steps up to $1B next-gen ID program
Wireless camera network offers new possibilities for security systems
(Phys.org) —Advances in computer technology are opening up new possibilities for surveillance cameras and environmental video monitoring systems. Kevin Abas, a graduate student in computer engineering at ...
Symantec discovers worm that targets systems running Linux—threat to other devices
Japan security firm to offer private drone
A Japanese security company plans to rent out a private drone that takes off when intruder alarms are tripped and records footage of break-ins as they happen, a spokeswoman said on Thursday.
Smartphones control smart homes at Asia tech fair
Homes where every device is linked up and can be controlled by smartphone were touted in Japan on Tuesday when Asia's biggest tech fair threw open its doors.
Rise of outsourcing poses new cybersecurity problems
Big banks, hospitals and insurance companies worry about computer security because they handle so much personal information.
Lascaux's 18,000 year-old cave art under threat
They call her the Old Lady, for she is some 18,000 years old and frail, which is why she is protected by steel doors, security cameras and the gentlest nurturing the 21st century has to offer.
Astronomers calculate orbit and origins of Russian fireball
Just a week after a huge fireball streaked across the skies of the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, astronomers published a paper that reconstructs the orbit and determines the origins of the space rock tha ...
CES spotlight on smartphones' growing role as command center
The smartphone is evolving from a communications and computing device to a command center and control panel for a wide range of other devices.
Tokyo man arrested over bizarre hacking campaign
Japanese police on Sunday arrested a man suspected of being behind a computer hacking campaign following an exhaustive hunt that at one stage had authorities tracking down a cat for clues, according to reports.
iPhone transforms security with fingerprint reader
With the swipe of a finger, Apple could jumpstart a new era of smartphone security and strip away fear of tending to banking or other business on mobile devices.