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VArmour Comes Out of Stealth With Plan to Secure Data Centers

Barely a day goes by without a news report about a hacker attack, or the revelation of a new security vulnerability to worry about. The rise in computer breaches has sparked a new generation of startups who are thinking about security in new ways and enticing investment. 782 more words


Gotham Security Daily Threat Alerts

September 15, Softpedia – (International) Twitch chat malware spreads, wipes dry Steam accounts. Researchers at F-Secure identified a piece of malware known as Eskimo that is being spread through a fake raffle invitation in Twitch.tv’s chat feature. 320 more words


The RC4 stream cipher

Today I will continue my crypto-101 series with the very popular stream cipher RC4 (Ron’s code 4 by Ronald L. Rivest). I want to say at the very beginning that RC4 is not regarded as secure anymore as by today’s standards. 1,042 more words


On Electromagnetic Attacks

I have just written a short article on electromagnetic attacks seen from the point of view of ICT security.

Should we worry about them? Should we do something about them? 26 more words


FBI: Facial Recog System | Forget IAFIS, Call Security!

The FBI’s Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System IAFIS can sift through some 70 million subjects in search of a particular fingerprint in as little as half an hour but the FBI just announced that its sequel, the unimaginatively named Next Generation Identification system, is now “fully operational” some three years after the rollout began. 234 more words


US Cruise Missile Submarines Ride the Wave of Asia-Pacific Security Issues

  1. As two mountains of steel made their way to the Asia-Pacific waters, they made waves to foreign shores.  Having been deployed underwater for three months before making scheduled calls, the two of the US Navy’s cruise missile submarines, the USS Michigan and the USS North Carolina, are serving as a peacemaking force in the disputed waters in the East China Sea, South China Sea and the Philippine Sea.According to the London-based Jane’s Defence Review, the United States plans to move up to 60% of its naval power to the Far East in 6 years to maintain the regional power of balance as China is set for expand its maritime power in the region.
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Case Study: Time to lose the laptop?

How many people do you know who don’t have a smartphone?

In fact, chances are you’re probably reading this post on a mobile device. With an estimated… 444 more words