Anti-counterfeit polymers work like fingerprints
Internet Explorer 11 vulnerability allows policy bypass
Team shows how 'spontaneous' social norms emerge
Fifteen years ago, the name "Aiden" was hardly on the radar of Americans with new babies. It ranked a lowly 324th on the Social Security Administration's list of popular baby names. But less than a decade ...
NSA planned hack of Google app store
The US National Security Agency developed plans to hack into data links to app stores operated by Google and Samsung to plant spyware on smartphones, a media report said Thursday.
Researchers assess uniqueness, collectability, permanence of method for ERP biometrics
Tech firms, activists press US on encryption
Some 140 tech companies, civil liberties and privacy activists urged the White House Tuesday to pull back efforts to weaken encryption or include law enforcement "backdoors" on technology products.
'Venom' vulnerability found in virtualization platforms allows complete access to all user data
World population-food supply balance is becoming increasingly unstable, study finds
Researchers report that as the world population increases and food demand has grown, globalization of trade has made the food supply more sensitive to environmental and market fluctuations. This leads to ...
Researchers hack a teleoperated surgical robot to reveal security flaws
To make cars as safe as possible, we crash them into walls to pinpoint weaknesses and better protect the people who use them.
Human security at risk as depletion of soil accelerates, scientists warn
Steadily and alarmingly, humans have been depleting Earth's soil resources faster than the nutrients can be replenished. If this trajectory does not change, soil erosion, combined with the effects of climate ...
Mozilla says HTTPS is the way forward for the Web
Online voting a step closer thanks to breakthrough in security technology
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a technique to allow people to cast their election vote online - even if their home computers are suspected of being infected with viruses.
Researcher denied flight after tweet poking United security
United Airlines stopped a prominent security researcher from boarding a California-bound flight late Saturday, following a social media post by the researcher days earlier suggesting the airline's onboard ...
Hackers keep trying new targets in search of easy data
The health care sector has become the hot target for hackers in recent months, according to researchers at Symantec, a leading cybersecurity company that says it's also seeing big increases in "spear-phishing," ...