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And sometimes you hear about self-taught hackers, kids with a knack for computers that turn to the dark side. But today we bring you the story of a woman who taught herself how to catch hackers. In one big jump, Ashley Hamilton changed careers from a
Computer security experts have discovered a group of highly sophisticated computer hackers operating for hire, a U.S. computer security firm said on Tuesday, and it linked the group to some of the best-known cyber-espionage attacks out of China in
Some security measures, no matter how high-tech and futuristic, are doomed to fail. Governments and corporations spend billions of dollars on these systems, but never actually protect any of their assets...Enigma codes used for Axis communication
China is the top source for malicious software found in Kenyan computers, a situation reflecting the global trends in cyber insecurity...The United States and Korea follow closely as countries that harbour computer security threats to Kenya. Brazil,
Barnaby Jack demonstrates an attack on two automated teller machines during the Black Hat technology conference in Las Vegas in 2010...The Medical Examiner's Office is still investigating the cause of death. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File) Photo:
Associated Press Chinese hackers repeatedly penetrated The New York Times' computer systems over the past four months, stealing reporters' passwords and hunting for files on an investigation into the wealth amassed by the family of a top Chinese
Neumann, about 12 years ago, at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif...Neumann, now an 80-year-old computer scientist at SRI International, a pioneering engineering research laboratory here. As an applied-mathematics student at Harvard , Dr.
For most people, computer security means just that: Keeping viruses off your desktop or laptop, your PC or your Mac. But when Tadayoshi Kohno thinks of computers and security, he thinks about the vulnerabilities inherent in a whole range of devices
Computer security firm Kaspersky says it has discovered a new batch of malicious software linked to the infrastructure-wrecking Stuxnet virus. In a statement Thursday the Moscow-based company said it had found a virus dubbed "
The Hindu "The threat is not of humans controlling or monitoring our computers, but precisely the converse."...There is a tendency to believe that cyber security is different. Security is a curious concept, part perception and part prognostication.