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Quantum Technology Creates “Hack Proof” Internet

Researchers created a quantum encryption system that’s five to ten times faster than standard quantum encryption systems currently in use. Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), a singular facet of the oncoming quantum revolution, exploits the specificities of...
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5 Ways Quantum Materials are Bringing Star Trek to Life

The only way to conquer space (the final frontier) is using quantum materials. Star Trek has provoked scientific and philosophical questions since its conception by Gene Roddenberry in the 60s. Similar to other science fiction...
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Threat of AR Hacking Fixable With Machine Learning

One of the growing concerns of augmented reality is user security. In the Internet of Everything, AR and VR will play an integral role. From psychotherapy to sports, these tweaks of our reality help better ourselves...
FireEye Hacker Finally Arrested by International Police

Notorious FireEye Hacker Finally Arrested by International Police

Reports are out that the FireEye hacker who allegedly started the #LeakTheAnalyst campaign was arrested last week, October 26th. It was in July this year when reports of the #LeakTheAnalyst hacking incident set the Internet...
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20 Million Confirmed Attacks in 24 Hours: Locky and Other Ransomware

A new variant of the aggressive “Locky” ransomware hits 20 million confirmed attacks in a single day, warns a cybersecurity firm. Ransomware actors are sometimes incredibly sophisticated, demonstrating careful planning and methodical execution. Some hacker...
Cyber Security Chicago: Agendas, Schedules, and other Details

Cyber Security Chicago: Agendas, Schedules, and other Details

Today marks the beginning of the 2-day tech event that will bring together some of the greatest minds in cyber defense: the Cyber Security Chicago. Cyber Security Chicago will offer invaluable security insights beneficial to...
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No one is Safe From KRACK: Protect Yourself Against WiFi Hack

Researchers have shown that critical flaws in WPA2 encryption protocol make all Wi-Fi networks vulnerable to KRACK attacks. Mathy Vanhoef is a postdoctoral researcher in computer security at the KU Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit) in Belgium. On...
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4 Goals set by New MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

IBM and MIT have teamed up and created an AI research lab. Spanning 10 years, the $240 million USD joint research initiative is centered on 4 focal research areas. In the era of Industry 4.0,...
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Brainwave, the Latest in a Surge of Deep Learning Acceleration Platforms

Many tech giants looking to stay ahead of the AI curve are creating different kinds of platforms to boost AI tech and the startups that create them. In comes Microsoft Brainwave. As a result of...
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Black Hats are Even Hacking Ships in the Open Seas

Just because ships are far off coast doesn't mean they're out of reach for cyber attackers. Recent research shows that VSAT systems actually make ships vulnerable to hackers. VSAT (Very-Small-Aperture Terminal) was developed by the...