- Cryptographic 'tag of everything' could protect the supply chain February 20, 2020
To combat supply chain counterfeiting, which can cost companies billions of dollars annually, researchers have invented a cryptographic ID tag that's small enough to fit on virtually any product and verify its authenticity.
- Mixed-signal hardware security thwarts powerful electromagnetic attacks February 19, 2020
A team has developed technology to use mixed-signal circuits to embed critical information that is suppressed at a lower level.
- Computer servers now able to retrieve data much faster January 30, 2020
Computer scientists have found a novel approach that significantly improves the storage efficiency and output speed of computer systems.
- First all-optical, stealth encryption technology developed January 29, 2020
Engineers are introducing the first all-optical "stealth" encryption technology that will be significantly more secure and private for highly sensitive cloud-computing and data center network transmission.
- Security risk for e-scooters and riders January 27, 2020
New research finds e-scooters have risks beyond the perils of potential collisions. Computer science experts have published the first review of the security and privacy risks posed by e-scooters and their related software services and applications.
- Organized cybercrime — not your average mafia January 16, 2020
Scientists have identified common attributes of cybercrime networks, revealing how these groups function and work together to cause an estimated $445-600 billion of harm globally per year.
- Electron spins in slowly moving quantum dots may be controlled by electric fields January 15, 2020
A new article presents a theoretical analysis of electron spins in moving semiconductor quantum dots, showing how these can be controlled by electric fields in a way that suggests they may be usable as information storage and processing components of quantum computers.
- 'Inconsistent and misleading' password meters could increase risk of cyber attacks December 19, 2019
With the worst passwords of 2019 now revealed, and technology topping many festive wish lists, a new study assessed the effectiveness of password meters that people are likely to use or encounter on a regular basis.
- Scientists correlate photon pairs of different colors generated in separate buildings December 17, 2019
The interference between two photons could connect distant quantum processors, enabling an internet-like quantum computer network.
- How vulnerable is your car to cyberattacks? December 17, 2019
New research applies criminal justice theory to smart vehicles, revealing cracks in the current system leading to potential cyber risks.