News tagged with security expert

UK enhances airport security measures

Britain has authorized airport security staff to require any traveler to turn on electronic devices as a way to test for hidden explosives. France and Germany are implementing similar measures, but only for travel to and ...

Jul 09, 2014
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Drought hormones measured

Floods and droughts are increasingly in the news, and climate experts say their frequency will only go up in the future. As such, it is crucial for scientists to learn more about how these extreme events affect plants in ...

Apr 15, 2014
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No quick solution to payment card hacking

Consumers shell-shocked by the escalating size and frequency of payment card hacks like the one that recently struck Target aren't likely to get much relief any time soon.

Feb 21, 2014
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Baffle thy enemy: The case for Honey Encryption

(Phys.org) —Database breaches are making today's headlines, revealing events where thieves scoff up millions of passwords. Security experts meanwhile think about, talk about and work towards fighting against ...

Jan 30, 2014 weblog
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Some Obama spy changes hampered by complications

Legal experts warn that several of the key surveillance reforms pushed by President Barack Obama face complications that could muddy the proposals' authority, slow their momentum in Congress and saddle the ...

Jan 20, 2014
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Experts withdraw from Internet security conference

At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security conference after the sponsor reportedly used flawed encryption technology deliberately in commercial software to allow the National Security ...

Jan 08, 2014
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Snapchat: Will make app more secure

(AP)—Snapchat says it plans to put out a more secure version of its application following a breach that allowed hackers to collect the usernames and phone numbers of some 4.6 million of its users.

Jan 03, 2014
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Tech Tips: Guide to protecting Internet accounts

Security experts say passwords for more than 2 million Facebook, Google and other accounts have been compromised and circulated online, just the latest example of breaches involving leading Internet companies.

Dec 05, 2013
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