Paypal billionaire Elon Musk has revealed plans for a radical new ‘hyperloop’ transport system that could ‘shoot’ passengers from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 30 minutes.
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A rumoured collaboration between ailing computer giants could make sense
Silver Lake Partners, the private equity group steering PC giant Dell to a $25bn retreat from the stockmarket, may be trying to add smartphone maker BlackBerry to the…
Sim card flaws leave millions of mobile phones open to attack, hacker finds
Rory Carroll in Las Vegas, theguardian.com
If you thought government analysts intercepting your phone’s metadata was bad, here is something potentially more frightening: cyber crooks hijacking your phone to eavesdrop, impersonate you and ransack your accounts.
A German cryptographer says…
What are your risks in this era of surveillance, hacking and sloppy software coding? It depends. So what precautions should you be taking? Same answer: it depends.
That’s a pretty unsatisfying bit of advice, isn’t it? Yet it’s a core truth of…
"Spear phishing is increasingly getting easier for criminals trying to put together social engineering attacks, and it’s all thanks to to the data you yourself post online, researchers sa …
The applications, which may contain just a link to a website, can be hard to assess using automated analysis Add a comment By Jeremy Kirk Sun, July 28, 2013 IDG News Service — A steady stream of questionable applications is flowing daily into Google’s Play store for Android devices, according to security vendor Symantec.
It has been a busy month. Apple is getting help turning around its embarrassing mapping debacle with an acquisition of HopStop and Locationary. Latitude, which enables location sharing and check-ins, is being sunsetted by Google, as it adds that functionality to Google Plus. Twitter acquired Spindle to enable real-time location recommendations. Nokia, leading the charge in augmented reality, added LiveSight sight recognition into apps.
Google software engineer Joseph Bonneau was honored with an award last week for a scientific paper he wrote on cybersecurity that used an analysis of almost 70 million Internet users’ passwords to explore some of the reasons why most passwords aren’t all that strong.
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