Infrared meets speed and security needs

Tuesday, 31 May 2005, 9:08 AM EST

IRDA, with its range limit of 1m and inability to penetrate walls, is extremely secure. Bluetooth, on the other hand, is mired in controversy, with numerous hacking stories and reminders to users to disable it when not in use. But really, the battle with Bluetooth is small beer in comparison with the prize of ubiquitous connectivity on which IRDA is focused.

By John Earley at ComputerWeekly.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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

Fri, Apr 18th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //