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Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turing in The Imitation Game

Benedict Cumberbatch is Alan Turing in The Imitation Game Benedict Cumberbatch fans are in for a treat. In the upcoming movie The Imitation Game he portraits legendary computer pioneer Alan Turing. Watch the trailer.

Sep 22 2014, 5:34am CDT

Apple to reportedly support tokenization for payments via NFC

Apple to reportedly support tokenization for payments via NFC Banks and financial institutions will prefer tokenization because it is safe.

Sep 8 2014, 10:45pm CDT

Heartbeat Heartbleed Bug Breaks Worldwide Internet Security Again (And Yahoo)

Heartbeat Heartbleed Bug Breaks Internet Security Again Most of the time most people are blissfully unaware it is even happening. Whether you are a consumer accessing your Internet bank site, using a mobile application to log in and share data or trading online most of our...

Apr 8 2014, 1:56pm CDT

Could 'Multisig' Help Bring Consumer Protection to Bitcoin Transactions? The bitcoin world, which has never been dull, is getting even more interesting with the growth of multi-signature approaches—called “multisig”—for authorizing transactions. This has the potential to help address one of...

Mar 28 2014, 8:51pm CDT

Tumblr adds two-form authentication option to stop hackers

Tumblr adds two-form authentication option to stop hackers Tumblr gets new security option

Mar 25 2014, 2:05pm CDT

WikiLeaks' Assange: hints at more leaks at NSA

WikiLeaks' Assange: hints at more leaks at NSA AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Speaking over Skype from the Ecuadorian embassy in London, fugitive WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said his living situation is a bit like prison — with a more lenient visitor policy. He also...

Mar 8 2014, 3:56pm CST

Storing Data In Insecure Times

Storing Data In Insecure Times The Trusted Computing Group (TCG) session at the RSA Conference in San Francisco brought together proponents of standardized security technology with interested technology developers and end users.  In the...

Feb 27 2014, 2:31pm CST

@ #RSAC and the battle of security startups

The Battle of Security Startups When Guy Filippelli, CEO of Red Owl Analytics finished his 3 minute pitch at RSA Innovation Sandbox, not many thought he would win the “Most Innovative Security Company” award. Amongst the ten companies that...

Feb 25 2014, 2:27pm CST

CES 2015 News
Evaluating the dangers behind those Ominous Browser Warnings

Evaluating the dangers behind those Ominous Browser Warnings From time to time when searching the Internet, your browser will stop you with an ominous warning: “This connection is untrusted.” I encountered this issue most recently when going to getcocoon.com, a privacy company I...

Feb 6 2014, 8:33am CST

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile

Fingerprint Scanner in Galaxy S5. Make Way For The Biometrification Of Mobile Leaked screenshots from @evleaks about Samsung’s next Galaxy device, the S5, suggest Samsung is jumping head first into the biometricification of mobile. The screenshots show a fingerprint scanner with the file name...

Feb 1 2014, 5:43am CST

Yahoo Hacked And How To Protect Your Passwords

Yahoo Hacked And How To Protect Your Passwords Yahoo yesterday announced that Yahoo mail has been hacked and that at this time it has confirmed a number of users e-mail accounts have been compromised – you may be one of them (and if you are see below for my top tips...

Jan 31 2014, 5:30am CST

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street

RSA Boycotters To Hold Their Own Conference Across The Street After a Reuters report last month claimed the NSA paid security company RSA $10 million for a backdoor into their encryption technology, it was inevitable: speakers slated to speak at the company’s looming security...

Jan 17 2014, 8:31am CST

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight

BitTorrent Creator's New Software DissidentX Hides Secrets In Plain Sight Encryption tools help people keep secrets. Bram Cohen has a more subtle ambition: he wants to help people keep secret the act of keeping secrets. For the last year Cohen, who created the breakthrough file-sharing...

Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin Anonymity Upgrade Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be as anonymous as its most privacy-focused users have always wanted it to be. Now, after six...

Jan 13 2014, 1:01pm CST

I4U news

Experts withdraw from Internet security conference Researchers skip computer security conference over reports of NSA collaboration on encryption WASHINGTON (AP) — At least eight researchers or policy experts have withdrawn from an Internet security...

Jan 8 2014, 2:31pm CST

I4U news

It's Time To Change Your Passwords And Here's How The first of the year is a good time for many things, one of which is changing passwords. Most people hate the idea of changing passwords, but it is a necessary evil. The proliferation of key loggers, phishing sites,...

Jan 5 2014, 10:01pm CST

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5

Cambridge's Head of Cryptography: I Would Abolish MI5 Privacy campaigner and Cambridge University’s Head of Cryptography Professor Ross J Anderson has suggested one way to begin stamping out the British state’s unaccountable involvement in the NSA spying scandal: end the...

Jan 3 2014, 9:36am CST

NSA paid RSA to use flawed code on security software

NSA paid RSA to use flawed code on security software A new report reveals how the NSA managed to use "back doors" to boost surveillance.

Dec 21 2013, 12:14am CST

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords

Companies Showcase Biometric Alternatives To User Passwords Last month I wrote about Google's efforts to provide a secure, easy to use, alternative to user-generated passwords. I noted that this effort has the potential to fundamentally alter the way consumers safeguard their...

Dec 20 2013, 4:51pm CST

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Apple claims that iCloud Keychain stores passwords locally Apple is making a splash across news channels since its support document for the news application iCloud Keychain was released.

Nov 3 2013, 4:24pm CST

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security

Chaos Computer Club Breaks Through Apple’s Touch ID System Security A group known as the Chaos Computer Club has hacked Apple’s Touch ID System. The fact that they have broken through the security of the fingerprint authentication system shows the fallibility of Apple’s latest technology.

Sep 23 2013, 4:41am CDT

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment

Apple’s Fingerprint Authentication is Against Fifth Amendment Apple’s new iPhone 5S fingerprint scanner has just come up against some laws that protect the rights of the individual (even if he or she is a criminal). Its fingerprint authentication makes a travesty of the 5th Amendment that is enshrined in the Constitution of the United States of America.

Sep 14 2013, 5:21am CDT

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More

Passwords are Dead, Replaced by Fingerprint Scanners and More With hackers and other lowlife elements hiding among the wilderness that is the Internet, usernames and passwords have become old hat. The death of the password is the birth of the biometric code. Machines are made that use touch, voice and heartbeat security locks like new iPhone with fingerprint scanner.

Sep 11 2013, 8:10am CDT

Google Boosts User Data Encryption Against NSA Surveillance

Google Boosts User Data Encryption Against NSA Surveillance The agencies that spy on the world’s emails are way ahead of those who try to catch up with them. Yet a search engine giant such as Google wants to protect user data from the clutches of the NSA.

Sep 7 2013, 5:44am CDT

Microsoft's New Two-Factor Authentication Sign-In Process

Microsoft's New Two-Factor Authentication Sign-In Process In the past it used to be as simple as a username and password. But now an additional piece of information has been encoded called "Two-step Verification". This is to beef up the security of Microsoft’s sign-in portal.

Apr 18 2013, 4:50am CDT

Dads and Grads Gift Guide 2012: The Password Vault

Dads and Grads Gift Guide 2012: The Password Vault This is a unique gift idea that is a great safeguard as well.

Apr 26 2012, 6:43am CDT

Sony hit by another Security Issue, Qriocity Login Down, Password Reset Page

Sony hit by another Security Issue, Qriocity Login Down, Password Reset Page Down [Update] Sony hit another wall. A hole in the password changing procedure was found.

May 18 2011, 9:42am CDT

Your Data Is Not Safe: 82% of IT Workers Report Breaches

Your Data Is Not Safe: 82% of IT Workers Report Breaches Average size of a data breach: 16,000 files.

May 4 2011, 1:19pm CDT

Self-Encrypting Hard Drives At CES 2011

Self-Encrypting Hard Drives At CES 2011 These can't come fast enough.

Dec 15 2010, 11:38am CST

Toshiba Unveils New Self-Encrypting HDD Meeting Trusted Computing Group Opal Specs

Toshiba Unveils New Self-Encrypting HDD Meeting Trusted Computing Group Opal Specs Drive encrypts all data with no user input

Dec 1 2010, 12:04pm CST

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled

Fujitsu PalmSecure Palm Vein Biometric Authentication System unveiled Your veins in your Palm are unique.

Sep 15 2010, 7:53am CDT

MXI Security Offers 64GB Stealth Drive to Line

MXI Security Offers 64GB Stealth Drive to Line When it comes to protecting data that is personal or confidential in the business world, you need a drive with security features. The loss of a normal flash drive with confidential data could be disastrous for a company...

Aug 10 2010, 8:00am CDT

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD

Apricorn Offers Up Aegis Bio Encrypted HDD Data security is very important today both for the general consumer and for the business user. A bunch of lost personal information is begging identity theft and lost corporate data can result in you being fired or the...

Jul 15 2010, 12:51pm CDT

Patriot Unveils New Bolt Secure Flash Drive

Patriot Unveils New Bolt Secure Flash Drive Patriot is a big name in storage and enthusiast memory for computers. The company also has a line of flash drives and has added a new offering to its wares called the Bolt. The Bolt flash drive is a secure drive with...

Mar 31 2010, 9:00am CDT

Kanguru Offers New Flash Drive With Government-Level Security

Kanguru Offers New Flash Drive With Government-Level Security Anyone who's ever been afraid that their flash drive might get stolen by a terrorist can rest easy with the newest product from Kanguru. Its newly announced flash drive will have the same certification as devices used...

Mar 10 2010, 9:48am CST

Edge Tech Launches 128GB Flash Drive and More

Edge Tech Launches 128GB Flash Drive and More Edge Tech Corp has announced the launch of a new flash drive sporting 128GB of storage space. The DiskGo flash drive can hold 85,000 photos, 128 hours of video, and 32,000 MP3 songs. The drive has a rugged aluminum...

Jun 25 2009, 8:00am CDT

New Login Security Software Helps Prevent Hacking

New Login Security Software Helps Prevent Hacking Many people who use smartphones today carry tons of sensitive data on them from email accounts to login information for confidential business networks. Many smartphones have no security at all and those that do often...

Feb 2 2009, 12:00pm CST

SSL gets hacked at the CCC Conference An international team of researchers plans to announce how to fake an SSL certificate at the CCC conference next week in Berlin. SSL security is crucial for online transaction in ecommerce and banking. The researchers...

Dec 30 2008, 9:33am CST

Kanguru Secure Flash Drives Add Administrative Tools

Kanguru Secure Flash Drives Add Administrative Tools Kanguru Solution has added new administrative tools to its Kanguru Remote Management console for its line of secure flash drives. The new admin tools give more control over flash drives and make the Kanguru secure...

Oct 22 2008, 10:17am CDT

ElecomSoft Uses NVIDIA Tesla to Recover Passwords

ElecomSoft Uses NVIDIA Tesla to Recover Passwords ElecomSoft has announced that it is using NVIDIA's latest generation Tesla compact supercomputer that uses NVIDIA GPUs for fast data processing to recover passwords via ElecomSoft Distributed Password Recovery....

Oct 17 2008, 12:30pm CDT