Platform would protect smartphones from cyber criminals
Criminals don't have to pick your pocket to get what they want out of your mobile. But a certifiably secure operating platform is being developed by Swedish researchers so that consumers can be confident that their mobile ...
Apple readies security fix for Mac after iOS flaw
Apple said Monday it was developing a security fix for its Mac OS X computer operating system after a patch released for its iPhones and iPads to thwart hacker attacks.
Research enhances online security
As the digital world becomes more and more integrated with day-to-day life, computer scientist Samson Cheung's research is helping to provide necessary safeguards, without sacrificing the benefits brought ...
Report says NSA intercepts computer deliveries (Update)
A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking unit Sunday, reporting that American spies intercept computer deliveries, exploit hardware vulnerabilities, and even hijack Microsoft's ...
Fujitsu releases new 4 mbit FRAM with non-volatile memory with SRAM-compatible parallel interface
Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited announced the development of the MB85R4M2T, a 4 Mbit FRAM chip with an SRAM-compatible parallel interface. The new product will be made available in sample quantities starting ...
Bitcoin online exchange in Czech Republic hacked
An online exchange that trades the digital currency bitcoin in the Czech Republic says it has been attacked by hackers.
Enhancing security in Apple devices
A*STAR's Institute for Infocomm Research has helped to fix three security weaknesses in Apple's iOS mobile operating system.
Brazil announces secure email to counter US spying
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff announced Sunday that her government was creating a secure email system to try and shield official communications from spying by the United States and other countries.
New password in a heartbeat: Researchers propose touch-to-access security for implanted devices
Pacemakers, insulin pumps, defibrillators and other implantable medical devices often have wireless capabilities that allow emergency workers to monitor patients. But these devices have a potential downside: ...
Experimental spaceplane shooting for 'aircraft-like' operations in orbit
Commercial, civilian and military satellites provide crucial real-time information essential to providing strategic national security advantages to the United States. The current generation of satellite launch ...
Report: US spied on Brazil's Petrobras, Google
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden indicate the National Security Agency spied on Brazil's state-run oil company, the private computer networks of Google and a company that facilitates most of the world's ...
FTC settles complaint over hacked security cameras
The government is settling with the marketer of Internet-connected home security cameras after feeds from consumers' homes—video from baby monitors and home security systems—were posted online for public view.
Climate at five minutes to midnight: IPCC head
Humanity has pushed the world's climate system to the brink, leaving itself only scant time to act, the head of the UN's group of climate scientists said on Monday.