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Can driverless cars be made safe from hackers?

After news of security flaws in BMW computer systems, five experts look at the implications for autonomous vehicles<p><b>Cyber security lead at the Institution of Engineering and Technology</b>

Computer Systems

Watch DARPA Hack A Car And Cut The Brakes

One of the most memorably stupid moments in <i>Untraceable</i>, widely seen as one of the dumbest movies ever made about hackers, is a scene where a car gets hacked. It was roundly mocked at the time. Now, six years later, it turns out reality has caught up with Hollywood.<p>First of all, that 60 Minutes clip …

4 positive predictions for security in 2015

In today’s crazy world, where hackers can take down entire companies, cancel projects, and ruin movie night for millions, I have to believe we’ve hit …

The Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc. Scandal Serves as a Warning to Employers About Computer Security

JD Supra Privacy Policy<p>Updated: May 25, 2018:<p>JD Supra is a legal publishing service that connects experts and their content with broader audiences of …

Technology News

Just as businesses are realising the importance of a successful social media presence restaurants, too, are taking the medium more seriously.<p>A home …

6 Simple Steps That Will Dramatically Improve Your Computer Security

Is everyone in your office following these easy security measures?<p>You could have a Windows PC, a Mac, or even a Linux computer. The fact is no one is immune to malware, the blanket term for all the evil software out there waiting to attack you. Did you know that miscreants using malware can steal …

It's Okay to Fail - Security is a Problem That Can't be Solved

<b>It’s okay to fail. This may sound radical, but I would argue that the information security community isn’t failing enough. Or rather, we as a</b> …

Even Anonymous Credit Card Data Can Be Used to Identify You

New research shows the ease in which we can re-identify supposedly anonymous credit card data with credit card user's personal information.<p><b>Whether you're making a phone call</b>, sending a text, or just buying a cup of coffee with your credit card, you're creating a constant stream of electronic data. …

Reddit refuses 42% of government data requests

In its first ever transparency report, the social content aggregator Reddit has revealed that it rejected 42 percent of government and civil requests …

Governments must realize limits of control on cloud data, encryption

U.S. and U.K governments need to realize the negative impact of their actions regarding cloud data sovereignty and encryption, says Singapore-based …

Samsung's Gear VR International Rollout Begins With 4 EU Territories

At CES 2015, Oculus said that the Samsung Gear VR mobile headset would begin its international rollout before the month’s end. True to their word, …

Virtual Reality WebVR Features Being Added To Firefox Browser

Developers that are already enjoying creating new projects using the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, might be interested to learn that Mozilla …

Pinć Smartphone Case with Integrated VR Glasses

Pinć VR lets you step into amazing virtual reality world at any time and guard your smartphone from shocks. Sounds cool? Let’s go on checking the …

HoloLens: The hands-on experience

Let’s get this out of the way: Microsoft HoloLens is not exactly a holographic system, but don’t hold that against it. The reality of Microsoft’s …

Augmented Reality

Martian Watches has paired with GUESS to introduce the GUESS CONNECT watch

As the title says, Martian Watches and GUESS have produced a new smart watch called the GUESS CONNECT. It was introduced at CES 2015, where it was …

CES

Tread Is a Wearable Multi-Tool From Leatherman

“Wearable” has been the tech buzzword for over a year now, and, if you’re anything like us, hearing it at this point makes you gag a little. So bear …

Why the desktop PC is far from dead

Rumors of the demise of the desktop PC have been greatly exaggerated. The desktop PC is here to stay.<p>Pundits love making bold proclamations that …

Dell XPS 13 Review: The MacBook Air Meets its Match

Dell’s newest compact powerhouse balances sleek design, state-of-the-art performance and great battery life<p>For years, laptop makers have been playing catch-up with the hardware in Apple’s slender $1,000 MacBook Air. With the 2015 version of the XPS 13, Dell has finally matched it.<p>I...

MacBook Air