Premium-Inhalt. At the Black Hat Conference in Las Vegas Wednesday, Accuvant Labs researcher Charlie Miller showed how he figured out a way to break into both the and Nokia N9 by means of the Near Field Communication (NFC) capability in the smartphones.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the Black Hat Conference here, a panel of experts got together to expound on what they see as the privacy and security mess of our times, and they had plenty to say about the U.S. government, cyberwar and Google.
Premium-Inhalt. A tool for testing if Web application firewalls (WAFs) are vulnerable to around 150 protocol-level evasion techniques was released at the Black Hat USA 2010 security conference on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. A Twitter outage on Thursday that lasted as long as two hours for some users was caused by separate data centers failing at nearly the same time, the company said in .
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook has rolled out a new feature called the for website owners. The Recommendations Bar allows website owners to tap into the social network's database of what you and your friends read, share, and like.
Premium-Inhalt. The security continuum dictates that we trade convenience for security. Leaving your front door unlocked means you never need to worry about forgetting your keys, but do you want to abandon that level of security? Of course you don't.
Premium-Inhalt. Newton fans, rejoice: If you like writing your queries on a screen rather than typing them on a virtual keyboard, Google's new project, Handwrite, should awe and delight.
Premium-Inhalt. One day, pharmaceutical companies might not have to test new drugs on animals or even humans. Instead, drugs could be tested with organ-on-a-chip technologies. These are not silicon chips that simulate organs or , mind you; they contain real living, human tissue.
Premium-Inhalt. As the deadline looms for the release of 8, Microsoft has launched a virtual lab where developers can tap into virtual instances of the forthcoming operating system and practice writing Metro-style .
Premium-Inhalt. A top Apple security guru Thursday presented an in-depth view into the security architecture for iOS, the basis of iPhones and iPad tablets, underscoring the complex certificate-based encryption framework Apple has adopted.
Premium-Inhalt. Google Fiber broadband service in Kansas City will cost US$70 per month for 1Gbps Internet access and $120 per month for that service plus TV, the company said Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Cozi makes life more comfortable. If your family organizational system is anything like mine, complete with an illegible dry-erase board, a whole lot of magnets, scraps of papers, and plenty of chaos. This free online tool reduces the clutter and makes family organizing a cinch.
Premium-Inhalt. Theo de Raadt, the founder of the OpenBSD project and a well-known figure in the open-source community, attacked commercial Linux vendors Red Hat and Canonical in an interview with ITWire for their plans to work with 's secure boot system.
Premium-Inhalt. Zambia's Zamtel has completed its fiber-optic connection to two submarine cables, the West Africa Cable System (WACS) and Sat-3, through Telecom Namibia in order to boost the country's broadband capacity.
Premium-Inhalt. Google is launching its ultra-fast 1Gb-per-second Google Fiber Internet and Fiber TV service today .
Premium-Inhalt. The judging panel of the Pwnie Awards, which are handed out every year at the Black Hat security conference for achievements and failures in IT security, have recognized the Windows Update hack used by the Flame cyberespionage malware as the most impressive compromise of the past 12 months.
Premium-Inhalt. Consumers worldwide are projected to spend some spend $2.1 trillion in 2012 on digital information and entertainment products, such as mobile phones, computing equipment, digital media and services, according to Gartner.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook boosted revenue by 32 percent in its first earnings report as a public company, bringing in US$1.18 billion and topping analysts' expectations slightly.
Premium-Inhalt. The stakes are high for both Apple and Samsung Electronics as they prepare to kick off their much-anticipated patent-infringement trial in front of a California jury on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Several major Internet companies, including Google, eBay, Amazon and Facebook, are joining forces to create a lobbying group that educates lawmakers about how the Internet affects their districts. According to , the group will be called the Internet Association, and it will officially launch in September 2012.