Computer Sciences

How randomly moving electrons can improve cyber security

In October 2017, tech giant Yahoo! disclosed a data breach that had leaked sensitive information of over 3 billion user accounts, exposing them to identity theft. The company had to force all affected users to change passwords ...

Telecom

New countermeasure against unwanted wireless surveillance

Smart devices are supposed to make our everyday lives easier. At the same time, however, they are a gateway for passive eavesdropping. To prevent possible surveillance of the movement profile within one's home, researchers ...

Business

Cyber attacks could jeopardize global food supplies

Wide-ranging use of smart technologies is raising global agricultural production but international researchers warn this digital-age phenomenon could reap a crop of another kind—cybersecurity attacks.

Business

Mismanaged cloud services put user data at risk

Organizations' failure to properly manage the servers they lease from cloud service providers can allow attackers to receive private data, research my colleagues and I conducted has shown.

Security

Is a security feature on the way that makes computing faster?

Multiple programs running concurrently on a device rely on data stored in the device's memory hardware, but sensitive information might not be shared among all the programs, exposing the device to a "memory timing side-channel ...

Security

Protection against cyberattacks requires smarter approach

If companies want to more efficiently limit the risks of cyberattacks, they should invest smarter rather than more. Many organizations currently still mainly select their investments based on past information, but choosing ...

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