Hardware designed to protect data from theft

Monday, 11 June 2007, 1:27 PM EST

To make computers more reliable and secure, researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created hardware that configures itself to give each application a distinct signature.

The hardware, which cannot be reprogrammed by hackers, serves as a barrier to protect sensitive data such as customer names and credit card numbers.

At the Chicago Tribune.

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