Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks

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By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | August 11th, 2014 Chip makers are adding more security layers to protect mobile device users from malicious attacks and code injection. Chip makers want to make hardware the…

Seven ways DARPA is trying to kill the password

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By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service | August 8th, 2014 From analyzing the way you walk to your heartbeat, these futuristic authentication systems could be here soon. A seemingly constant stream of data breaches and…

How hackers used Google in stealing corporate data

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By Antone Gonsalves, CSO | August 7th, 2014 A group of innovative hackers used free services from Google and an Internet infrastructure company to disguise data stolen from corporate and government computers, a security firm…

New Feature in Cumulus Linux 2.2: sFlow

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sFlow is an open protocol, newly supported in Cumulus Linux 2.2, that enables a collector to determine what is going on in a complex network. It is used to collect statistics, such as packet counts,…

Big tech firms back Wi-FAR for remote broadband

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By Matt Hamblen, Computerworld | August 7th, 2014 802.22 standard, approved in 2011, promises low-cost broadband for remote areas. Google, Microsoft and Facebook are cranking up an emerging wireless technology known as Wi-FAR to help…

SSD controllers may run your applications someday

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By Stephen Lawson, IDG News Service | August 6th, 2014 Applications should work more closely with storage, even turning over some CPU work, Samsung says. It’s time for enterprise applications and storage to work more…