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Software

Unglitching the system: Advancement in predicting software vulnerabilities

Software vulnerabilities are prevalent across all systems that are built using source codes, causing a variety of problems including deadlock, hacking or even system failures. Thus, early predictions of vulnerabilities are ...

Security

Zero-trust architecture may hold the answer to cybersecurity insider threats

For years, organizations have taken a defensive "castle-and-moat" approach to cybersecurity, seeking to secure the perimeters of their networks to block out any malicious actors. Individuals with the right credentials were ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Computer Sciences

A strategy to discern between real and virtual video conferencing backgrounds

Video-conferencing platforms such as Skype, Microsoft Teams, Zoom and Google Meet allow people to communicate remotely with others in different parts of the world. The COVID-19 pandemic and the social distancing measures ...

Computer Sciences

New approach allows for faster ransomware detection

Researchers have developed a new approach for implementing ransomware detection techniques, allowing them to detect a broad range of ransomware far more quickly than using previous systems.

Security

Costa Rica declares emergency in ongoing cyber attack

After a month of crippling ransomware attacks, Costa Rica has declared a state of emergency. In theory, the measure usually reserved to deal with natural disasters or the COVID-19 pandemic would free up the government to ...