Electronics & Semiconductors

New tech coalition seeks US aid to respond to chip shortage

A newly formed coalition of technology firms called Tuesday for $50 billion in US government aid to boost incentives for domestic semiconductor manufacturing in the face of a deepening chip shortage.

Security

Security researcher manages to jailbreak the Apple AirTag

After Apple's recent release of the AirTag for locating misplaced items, security researchers have just succeeded in jailbreaking the new tagging device. The German researcher, stacksmashing, reported hacking into, dumping ...

Security

Cyberattack on US pipeline is linked to criminal gang

The cyberextortion attempt that has forced the shutdown of a vital U.S. pipeline was carried out by a criminal gang known as DarkSide that cultivates a Robin Hood image of stealing from corporations and giving a cut to charity, ...

Internet

Complex passwords aren't always best

Research from James Cook University shows increasingly complex website password restrictions often leave users frustrated and lead to poor password security.

Security

Blurred lines in face recognition

Face recognition has come on apace from a cliched trope of science fiction to a reality of the modern world with widespread use in photography databases, social media, and the security world. However, as with any tool, there ...

Business

India authorises 5G trials without Huawei, ZTE

India has authorised trials of super-fast 5G wireless technology, giving access to international companies with the notable absence of Chinese equipment makers Huawei and ZTE amid lingering tensions between the Asian powerhouses.

Computer Sciences

Making Bitcoin more secure

A computer science engineer at Michigan State University has a word of advice for the millions of bitcoin owners who use smartphone apps to manage their cryptocurrency: don't. Or at least, be careful. Researchers from MSU ...

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Security

Security is the degree of protection against danger, loss, and criminals.

Security has to be compared and contrasted with other related concepts: Safety, continuity, reliability. The key difference between security and reliability is that security must take into account the actions of people attempting to cause destruction.

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