Security

05.16.16
New form of light could make fiber optics more secure
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New form of light could make fiber optics more secure

While passing light through crystals, scientists spotted an unexpected new property.

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05.15.16
Chrome will make Flash player a last resort as soon as fall
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Chrome will make Flash player a last resort as soon as fall

An 'HTML5 by Default' proposal would kick Adobe's often-maligned plugin to the curb.

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05.15.16
John McAfee claims he can read encrypted messages on Android (updated)
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John McAfee claims he can read encrypted messages on Android (updated)

He and his team reportedly took advantage of an Android flaw to read encrypted chats.

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05.14.16
Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline
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Data breaches and spying fears are keeping people offline

An official US study shows that security jitters have led people to scale back their internet use.

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