Ruhr-Universitaet-Bochum

Securely resetting passwords

The number of passwords that each of us has to memorise is continuously on the increase. A password is easily forgotten. But watch out: if a new password is generated after the old one was lost, the information might be intercepted ...

dateJun 23, 2016 in Security
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Researchers develop secure audio captchas

Many websites require users to prove that they are human by entering symbols that are difficult to read. For partially sighted users, acoustic solutions have been devised. IT researchers aim to improve their quality.

dateMay 02, 2016 in Computer Sciences
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Assembling micro-components with laser tweezers

A team of engineers headed by Prof Dr Cemal Esen from the Applied Laser Technologies lab at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum develop microscopic components and assemble them to larger objects with the aid of laser tweezers. They ...

dateMar 23, 2016 in General Physics
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