Technology - Security news

Cyber crime costing US billions, FBI chief says

China is waging an aggressive cyber-war against the United States which costs American business billions of dollars every year, Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said Sunday.

Oct 06, 2014
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A digital safe for sending confidential documents

To secure the storage and transfer of documents, two post-docs at EPFL have recently developed three solutions. The solutions use encryption to render documents inaccessible to anyone who does not possess ...

Oct 03, 2014
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Dynamic encryption keeps secrets

Professor Lars Ramkilde Knudsen from DTU Compute has invented a new way to encrypt telephone conversations that makes it very difficult to 'eavesdrop'. His invention can help to curb industrial espionage.

Oct 07, 2014
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A look at how your voice is being used to ID you

Businesses and governments around the world are increasingly turning to voice biometrics, which sometimes are described as voiceprints, to replace passwords and fight fraud. A look at this fast-growing technology:

Oct 13, 2014
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Visa software tackles fraud at the gas pump

Unattended gasoline pumps are a favorite place for crooks to test stolen or counterfeit credit cards before going on a shopping spree. Now Visa is trying to cut off the fuel supply.

Sep 30, 2014
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JPMorgan breach heightens data security doubts

New details on a cyberattack against JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s computer servers this summer add to increasing doubts over the security of consumer data kept by lenders, retailers and others.

Oct 03, 2014
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