News tagged with security technology

Hackers promise AFP photos in 'email scam'

A computer security firm warned on Friday that cybercriminals were attempting to exploit Agence France-Presse photos of slain Libyan dictator Moamer Kadhafi in an email scam.

Oct 21, 2011
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Intel-McAfee preview new rootkit weapon

(PhysOrg.com) -- Letting everyone know that today's computing is no longer about running good anti-virus software, McAfee this week presented a new technology approach in computer protection called DeepSAFE, ...

Sep 16, 2011 report
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China renews Google's operating licence

China said Wednesday it had renewed Google's licence to operate in the world's largest online market, after the US company last year moved its Chinese search engine overseas in protest over censorship.

Sep 07, 2011
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McAfee warns of hacker threat to autos

Cars made smarter with Internet technology are zooming into perilous hacker territory, according to a report by US computer security giant McAfee.

Sep 07, 2011
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After insulin pump hacking, lawmakers seek review

(AP) -- Two lawmakers are requesting a review of the government's security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people's insulin pumps.

Aug 20, 2011
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Making quantum cryptography truly secure

Quantum key distribution (QKD) is an advanced tool for secure computer-based interactions, providing confidential communication between two remote parties by enabling them to construct a shared secret key ...

Jun 14, 2011
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Study advised US on Libya hacking

(AP) -- Private computer experts advised U.S. officials on how cyberattacks could damage Libya's oil and gas infrastructure and rob Moammar Gadhafi's regime of crucial oil revenue, according to a study obtained by hackers.

Jun 13, 2011
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Twitter chief picked as Obama telecom advisor

US President Barack Obama named Twitter's chief and a high-ranking Microsoft executive among a handful of technology veterans to be appointed as telecommunications security advisors.

May 28, 2011
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