Iris-Scanner Tricked Using Fake Eye Images

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 27/07/2012 - 06:25:00

Iris-Scanner Tricked Using Fake Eye Images

The cyber world was shocked this week when a team of researchers successfully tricked an Iris scanner with a fake eye.

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Sophos Discovers "Crisis" and "Morcut" Mac Malware

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 26/07/2012 - 06:15:00

Sophos Discovers

New Mac Malware has been discovered, which coincides with the launch of the company's latest operating system OS X Mountain Lion

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Anonymous Targets Australian Government Websites Over Internet Security Dispute

Posted by Christine Alford - Security Technology News Reporter on 25/07/2012 - 09:35:00

Anonymous Targets Australian Government Websites Over Internet Security Dispute

Two Anoymous hackers have hacked into Australian government websites in protest against amendments to data privacy currently being considered.

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Biometric Shoes Offer New 'Feet' in High-Tech Security

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 24/07/2012 - 12:15:00

Biometric Shoes Offer New 'Feet' in High-Tech Security

A new biometric shoe is being developed by researchers in a new Pedo-Biometrics Lab located on the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. The special sole insoles can help security teams monitor restricted areas where sensitive materials are held.

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Hacker Escapes Handcuffs with Keys Made Using 3D Printer

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 18/07/2012 - 06:15:00

Hacker Escapes Handcuffs with Keys Made Using 3D Printer

A hacker has broken free from a set of handcuffs using a 3D printer to replicate a master key

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Yahoo! Remedies Recent Hacking Episode

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 17/07/2012 - 06:00:00

Yahoo! Remedies Recent Hacking Episode

Yahoo! have fixed the software glitch that caused thousands of passwords and personal information to be made public

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Troops Boost Olympics Security After G4S Shortfall

Posted by Paul Fiddian - Security Technology News' Lead Reporter on 12/07/2012 - 09:20:00

Troops Boost Olympics Security After G4S Shortfall

3,500 UK armed forces personnel will be needed to reinforce the security in place for the 2012 London Olympic Games

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Police Developing Smartphone Footage Storage System

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 12/07/2012 - 06:30:00

Police Developing Smartphone Footage Storage System

London's Metropolitan Police service are developing an advanced system to organize civilian smartphone footage taken at public demonstrations for evidence

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Police Utilising Crime Predicting Technology

Posted by Jack Beresford - Security Technology News Reporter on 10/07/2012 - 06:20:00

Police Utilising Crime Predicting Technology

Police departments in the U.S. are trialing crime predicting technology, which resembles a more scientifically accurately version of the system used in the Hollywood blockbuster Minority Report

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500,000 at Risk of Internet Outage

Posted by Rachael Field - Security Technology News Reporter on 09/07/2012 - 08:50:00

500,000 at Risk of Internet Outage

Hundreds of thousands of users around the world faced internet outages as the FBI switched off servers connected to the DNSChanger malware.

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