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  • Upgraded Atlas robot still no disaster superman

    The U.S. military has upgraded its humanoid rescue robot, but the improvements highlight how far the machine has to go in order be useful in disaster zones.

    Written by Tim Hornyak21 Jan. 15 22:21
  • Seven ways DARPA is trying to kill the password

    A seemingly constant stream of data breaches and this week's news that Russian hackers have amassed a database of 1.2 billion Internet credentials has many people asking: Isn't it time we dumped the user name and password?

    Written by Martyn Williams11 Aug. 14 09:01
  • The Internet of Things brings far-reaching security threats

    Security pros routinely cite poor cyber hygiene as one of their top concerns. But if they're lying awake at night worried about lazy passwords and software updates going ignored, just think of the headaches that will come once thermostats, pacemakers and just about everything else comes online.

    Written by Kenneth Corbin08 Aug. 14 22:53