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 ...
Wipe technology in self-encrypting 2.5-type hard disk drives launched
Toshiba Corporation today announced the launch of the world's first series of Self-Encrypting Drives (SED) equipped with Wipe Technology, Toshiba's proprietary suite of security functions that bring an unsurpassed ...
SEC weighs new rules for private companies' stock
(AP) -- The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering whether to ease rules on private companies that issue shares.
Can an MP3 hack your car?
'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 ...
SW China mega-city building huge security system
The mega-city of Chongqing in southwest China plans to build a $2.6 billion security system that will be one of the world's largest with 500,000 surveillance cameras, state media have said.
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 components individual ...
Olympics: 2012 technology put to the test
Testing got underway Wednesday for London 2012 information technology in a bid to iron out any flaws before the Games begin.
Butterfly wings behind anti-counterfeiting technology
(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine a hole so small that air can't go through it, or a hole so small it can trap a single wavelength of light. Nanotech Security Corp., with the help of Simon Fraser University researchers, is using this ...
Patent infringement verdict restored against Microsoft
A US appeals court restored a verdict that found Microsoft infringed on a patent for an anti-piracy technology owned by a competitor, Uniloc USA. But the court did not reaffirm a 388-million-dollar jury award.
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 ...
Companies beware: The next big leak could be yours
(AP) -- WikiLeaks' release of secret government communications should serve as a warning to the world's biggest companies: You're next.
Inter-cloud data security technology developed by Fujitsu
Fujitsu Laboratories Limited today announced the development of security technology that enables confidential data to be safely shared among different computing clouds.
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.