On the TV show Mission: Impossible, the tape with mission instructions always self-destructed, sometimes crumbling and sometimes going up in smoke. The US military wants that to happen in real life with electronics that shatter and turn to dust on command.
IBM just released an open source software package called HELib.
HE stands for *homomorphic encryption*, and HELib is an important cryptographic milestone.
Paul Ducklin explains why...
Most of us likely wouldn't want Apple to store a copy of our DNA or our fingerprints, but that's pretty much what it's doing with another one of our biometric identifiers: namely, our voices.
Supermarket giant Aldi joins an extensive club of companies which have shipped devices with a pre-installed virus - in Aldi's case, for the second time!
Sheesh. This must rank as one of the most embarrassing things a security company can do at a security conference. IBM has admitted that the complimentary USB drives it handed out this week at the AusCERT conference on the Gold Read more…