Cyber sleuths call for new 'smart swarms'

Wednesday, 19 April 2006, 12:02 AM EST

Bees do it. And if the cyber-strategists working at such high-level organizations as the National Security Agency and the Los Alamos National Laboratory are right, 'smart swarming' may be en effective way to solve even the toughest security problems.

The idea is to get lots of people focused on a security issue, or even a programming problem, and then have them chisel away at the code and examine how those pieces interact and work with all the total software. Instead of looking at programming as just lines of code, these swarms of people examine how each piece interrelates and works within a network.

At internetnews.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Android Fake ID bug allows malware to impersonate trusted apps

Posted on 29 July 2014.  |  Bluebox Security researchers unearthed a critical Android vulnerability which can be used by malicious applications to impersonate specially recognized trusted apps - and get all the privileges they have - without the user being none the wiser.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Jul 29th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //