Quantum Encryption Network Goes Live, Claims To Be Unbreakable

Scientists have connected up the world's first computer network protected by “quantum cryptography,” a supposedly unbreakable system that functions off a scheme based on the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle. For us non-science folk, that means that you can't grab information transmitted through the network without… » 10/09/08 11:00pm 10/09/08 11:00pm

Popular Antivirus Apps Don't Work 80% of the Time

Feeling all smug, snug and secure because you have antivirus software running on that PC of yours? Think again. Graham Ingram, the general manager of Australia's Computer Emergency Response Team says the most popular antivirus applications are about as impregnable as a screen door in a submarine, letting 80% of the… » 8/03/06 10:36am 8/03/06 10:36am