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NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

NSA taps offline computers with secret bug: report

The US National Security Agency has developed a secret technology to spy on computers via radio signals, gathering information even when the devices are offline, a report said Wednesday. The New York Times reported that the NSA has implanted software […]


Army advances standardized tactical computer

Army advances standardized tactical computer

In combat and tactical vehicles, Soldiers can access communications systems that display a complete picture of the battlefield. However, these high-tech situational awareness features are viewed through different computer systems, over separate monitors and with little room to spare. Now […]


Taiwan probes ‘stealth’ boat’s missing computer

Taiwan probes ‘stealth’ boat’s missing computer

Taiwan’s military said on Monday it is looking into how a top-secret computer from a “stealth” warship went missing, amid concerns it might have fallen into Chinese hands. The laptop, installed on board a “Kuang Hua No. 6″ class guided-missile […]


Thwarting the cleverest computer attackers

Thwarting the cleverest computer attackers

In the last 10 years, cryptography researchers have demonstrated that even the most secure-seeming computer is shockingly vulnerable to attack. The time it takes a computer to store data in memory, fluctuations in its power consumption and even the noises […]


Mitsubishi Heavy targeted by over 50 computer viruses

Mitsubishi Heavy targeted by over 50 computer viruses

Japanese defense contractor Mitsubishi Heavy has been hit by over 50 separate computer viruses in a series of cyber attacks so far this year, a report said Monday. One of the infected computers contracted 28 types of virus, including ones […]


Pentagon Must Improve, Organize Cyber Efforts says GAO

Pentagon Must Improve, Organize Cyber Efforts says GAO

This letter discusses the Department of Defense’s (DOD) cyber and information assurance budget for fiscal year 2012 and future years defense spending. The objectives of this review were to (1) assess the extent to which DOD has prepared an overarching […]


Hardware Encryption For New Computer Memory Technology

Hardware Encryption For New Computer Memory Technology

Security concerns are one of the key obstacles to the adoption of new non-volatile main memory (NVMM) technology in next-generation computers, which would improve computer start times and boost memory capacity. But now researchers from North Carolina State University have […]


US military computer networks vulnerable: general

US military computer networks vulnerable: general

The US military has made huge strides in hardening its computer networks against cyberattack but more remains to be done, the Pentagon’s top cyberwarrior said Wednesday. “I would give us today probably a ‘C,’ going up,” General Keith Alexander said […]


Computer security expert says US behind Stuxnet worm

Computer security expert says US behind Stuxnet worm

A German computer security expert said Thursday he believes the United States and Israel’s Mossad unleashed the malicious Stuxnet worm on Iran’s nuclear program. “My opinion is that the Mossad is involved,” Ralph Langner said while discussing his in-depth Stuxnet […]


 
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