Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) have created a device that allows them to "see" what a person is doing and track his or her movement even if that person is located behind a wall, and does not hold or wear any other device that would enable tracking.
Security researcher Axelle Apvrille has managed to deliver malware to a FitBit Flex fitness tracker, and to spread the infection to any computer that the device is subsequently connected to.
A team of researchers has decided to check whether the encryption offered by Western Digital's My Passport external self-encrypting hard drives is effective and unbreakable as it should be.
When in 2010 a team of computer scientists at Cambridge University demonstrated how the chip and PIN system used on many modern payment cards can be bypassed by making the POS system accept any PIN as valid, the reaction of the EMVCo and the UK Cards Association was to brand the attack as "improbable".
A research team led by the EFF recently broke the code behind tiny tracking dots that some color laser printers secretly hide in every document.
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