Right now, downtown San Francisco is teeming with people attending RSA, the world's biggest conference devoted to "cybersecurity." But up the street, there's another tech conference. It's full of computer security analysts who want to stop the surveillance state. It's called Trustycon, and you can watch it here, live.
You might think your computer runs quietly—or, if you're unlucky, noisily—but either way you probably wouldn't expect that its hum could give away your secrets. Turns out, that the noise your computer makes can reveal the RSA keys it's using.
If you're used to seeing a device like this on a daily basis, you probably assume that it's a vital security measure to keep your employer's networks and data secure. A team of computer scientists beg to differ, however— because they've cracked the encryption it uses wide open.
RSA Animates takes a look, as only they can do, at our networked world. Manuel Lima, a senior UX designer at Microsoft, discusses the power of networks, how it corresponds to nature and debunks the 'ol tree of life. It's a fascinating watch.
This video just blew my mind, kind of literally. I will never look at my own brain the same way again.
Lockheed Martin, one of the world's largest defense contractors, was hit hard by hackers this week who used falsified SecurID electronic tokens to gain access. The breach threatens the security of vital data on present and future military technology.
500 days—or thereabouts: That's the amount of time between now and the final flight of the awesome Space Transportation System, better known to you and me as the Space Shuttle. Here's what comes next...
The hacking and account stealing has gotten so bad on World of Warcraft that Blizzard has decided to release a hardware authenticator to make sure when you log in, you're actually not some dude in China who looks like me. (Unless you are.) The authenticator costs $6.50, and will spit out a six-digit code-much like the …