Hack this chip and Yog-Sothoth eats your soul
Intel had been working to bake in security into micrprocessors, but it seems that effort has drawn to a close with the selloff of its security division into a revamped McAfee company. Now AMD appears to be taking up the idea.
4G and 5G summit: Iris, retina or facial recognition as a key
Qualcomm's Sy Choundhury, Senior Director of Product Management, talked to the media audience in Hong Kong at the 4G and 5G summit about the security mechanisms and machine learning capabilities of Snapdragon processors.
Router is borked
A security expert has found that the LTE router/portable wireless hotspot D-Link DWR-932 is probably better in the rubbish bin where it can do no harm.
A new feature
Security experts have warned that a new feature in iOS has made it a lot easier for passwords to be hacked.
All ready by 2018
The United States airforce has decided to upgrade all of its systems to Microsoft’s Windows 10 operating system by 31 January 2018,a year after the Department of Defense (DOD) is expected to complete its upgrade.
Only they are doing it on the cheap
The Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan has decided to copy the US and start spying on its journalists, political activists and Lawyers, according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. But it is behaving more like a script kiddy hacker and doing it obviously and on the cheap.
FTC’s chief technology officer dispels myth
Carnegie Mellon University professor Lorrie Cranor, who is the US FTC’s technology guru, has debunked a myth that it is a good idea to change your password often.
Judge orders a retrial
Fruity cargo cult Apple has sort of won an appeal against a patent licensing outfit.
Damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t
Troubled smartphone maker, Blackberry had some good news today, but it is fair to say its shareholders reacted rather badly.