Study: Hackers Attack Computers Every 39 Seconds
Are hackers trying to get into your computer right now? And what are they up to? A study by the University of Maryland's A. James Clark School of Engineering is one of the first to quantify the near-constant ...
Secure computers aren't so secure
(PhysOrg.com) -- Even well-defended computers can leak shocking amounts of private data. MIT researchers seek out exotic attacks in order to shut them down.
(PhysOrg.com) -- MIT researchers have developed software that makes computer simulations of physical systems run much more efficiently on so-called multicore chips. In experiments involving chips with 24 separate ...
Is the pixel about to die?
(Phys.org)—Researchers launching a new vector-based video codec are claiming their work will lead to the death of the pixel within the next five years.
New research aims to teach computers common sense
Researchers are trying to plant a digital seed for artificial intelligence by letting a massive computer system browse millions of pictures and decide for itself what they all mean.
Brain in a box: Computer R&D teams explore new models
MIT researchers develop Mylar – a platform for building secure web applications
New Algorithm Significantly Boosts Routing Efficiency of Networks
(PhysOrg.com) -- A time-and-money-saving question shared by commuters in their cars and networks sharing ever-changing Internet resources is: "What's the best way to get from here to there?"
Europe’s next-generation broadband
An enormous research effort by Europe’s leading broadband players has helped accelerate dramatically the rollout of next-generation broadband services reaching speeds in the 10s of Mbit/s in many European countries. That ...
Social security numbers can be predicted with public information, researchers find
Carnegie Mellon University researchers have shown that public information readily gleaned from governmental sources, commercial data bases, or online social networks can be used to routinely predict most — ...
Hooks hijacked? New research shows how to block stealthy malware attacks
The spread of malicious software, also known as malware or computer viruses, is a growing problem that can lead to crashed computer systems, stolen personal information, and billions of dollars in lost productivity every ...
New image-manipulation software makes morphing quicker (w/ Video)
IBM computer, Jeopardy! champ tied after first day
An IBM computer displayed a few quirks but played to a draw on the opening day of a man vs. machine showdown with two human champions of the popular US television game show Jeopardy!. ...