News tagged with security technology

Malicious programmers focus on smartphones, tablets

Malicious programmers are always looking for new targets. While smartphones and tablets replace PCs as the gadgets we use for messaging, Web surfing and even doing business, some shady characters are starting to target these ...

dateMay 04, 2011 in Software
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Can an MP3 hack your car?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The idea that someone can get into your car without your permission isn't a new one. It's about as old as the coat hanger, but that was back in the days when you locks had a pull up button. ...

dateMar 18, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation weblog
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'We need to see ahead'

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano emphasized the importance of science and technology research as a means of keeping the nation safe in an address at MIT on Monday, while outlining a series ...

dateMar 15, 2011 in Other
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Fingerprint makes chips counterfeit-proof

Product counterfeiters are increasingly targeting chips and electronic components, with attacks on hardware modules becoming commonplace. Tailor-made security technology utilizes a component‘s individual ...

dateFeb 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Infineon launches SOLID FLASH technology

Infineon Technologies AG today at the "Cartes & Identification" Trade Show in Paris announced the introduction of 90nm SOLID FLASH technology for its new generation of security ICs. With SOLID FLASH, Infineon is the worldwide ...

dateDec 07, 2010 in Semiconductors
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Report questions biometric technologies

Television cop shows love "biometric" technologies -- fingerprints, eye scans and so on -- but a blue-ribbon panel report calls for caution on widespread use of biological identification.

dateOct 05, 2010 in Other
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