GSM system about to be compromised
Software That's Resilient Against Hacker Attack
HP exploring using Android software in computers
Leading US computer maker Hewlett-Packard said Tuesday it is studying the possibility of building machines based on Google-backed Android operating systems.
How to remove tangles in your DNA
(Phys.org) —DNA damage is a fact of life. On any given day, an organism's DNA will suffer between 10,000 and 1,000,000 breaks or other damage. These problems are repaired by enzymes in our cells that fix ...
Bringing the world reboot-less updates
It's an annoyance for the individual computer user: You've updated your operating system, and now you need to reboot. This is so the computer can switch to the modified source code.
Stolen credentials found for about two million compromised accounts
Hackers steal data from 2.9mn Adobe customers
Software titan Adobe Systems warned that hackers stole credit card numbers and other information relating to nearly three million customers.
Science is in a reproducibility crisis: How do we resolve it?
Over the past few years, there has been a growing awareness that many experimentally established "facts" don't seem to hold up to repeated investigation.
An intelligent robot to exterminate Internet bugs
(Phys.org) —BugBuster: one bot can test almost every function on a website. This tiny revolution for web developers means great gains in time and reliability. To overcome problems that come with using websi ...
Whole-genome sequencing of Africa's hunter-gatherers elucidates human variation and ancient interbreeding
Human diversity in Africa is greater than any place else on Earth. Differing food sources, geographies, diseases and climates offered many targets for natural selection to exert powerful forces on Africans ...
Academic group says it's time for researches to begin sharing source code
Computer security firm Symantec extorted by hackers
Computer security firm Symantec on Tuesday confirmed it tried to turn the tables on hackers who threatened to release stolen source code if a demand for $50,000 was not met.
Symantec urges users to disable pcAnywhere
Symantec is recommending that users of its pcAnywhere software disable the product following the theft of source code from the US computer security firm.