Information Technology

Crave giveaway: Zcan+ Scanner Mouse, a mouse that scans
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This week’s freebie, a Design to Innovation mouse with a built-in scanner, lets you scan information and directly import it into searchable, editable files.

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Stealing encryption keys through the power of touch
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Daniel Genkin et al. Researchers from Tel Aviv University have demonstrated an attack against the GnuPG encryption software that enables them to retrieve decryption keys by touching exposed metal parts of laptop computers. There are several ways of attacking encryption systems. At one end of the spectrum, there are flaws and weaknesses in the algorithms […]

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Google Straps On Jetpac to Take Search to New Heights
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Google has acquired Jetpac, according to a statement that appeared Friday on the Jetpac website. Jetpac is the creator of a handful of apps, including City Guides, which analyzes Instagram photos and then automatically creates guides based on the collected data. That information translates into a lot of options for users. They can find bars […]

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How to Save the Net: A CDC for Cybercrime
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Forming an agency whose core mission is cybersecurity research and information sharing would help change the nature of the game.

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EFF's Cell Phone Guide For US Protesters
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An anonymous reader writes: The Electronic Frontier Foundation has updated its guide for protecting yourself and your cell phone at a protest. In addition to being extremely powerful tools (real-time communication to many watchers via social media, and video recording functionality), cell phones can also give authorities a lot of information about you if they […]

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BitTorrent Sync Apps Offer Escape From Big Brother
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Maybe people are tired of having their personal information brokered and stored and sifted by large companies and government agencies, and ready for the fresh start developers are trying to give them.

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Grocery shoppers nationwide probably had credit card data stolen
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Images Money Two major supermarket chains announced that their customers’ credit card information may have been stolen during a network intrusion. SuperValu, the Minnesota parent company of Cub Foods, Farm Fresh, Hornbacher’s, Shop ’n Save, and Shoppers Food and Pharmacy, announced that 180 stores in North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Missouri, North Dakota, and Minnesota were affected. “The […]

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IRCTC’s System Can Now Handle 7200 Ticket Bookings Per Minute
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The crippled IRCTC system has finally got a big system update which will now allow passengers to book tickets with ease. Yes, the Centre for Railway Information Systems (CRIS) which was earlier limited to just 2000 tickets per minute, will now cater to up to 7200 tickets being booked per minute. The new system update […]

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Sony Xperia Z2 Review: Waterproof, But 4K Video Recording Lets It Down
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Sony, was once a prominent player in the mobile phones industry. I’m sure many of our readers will remember the good-old JAVA phones from this brand. Later, however, the Japanese tech empire crumbled as the iPhone took over the world in 2007. Since then, Sony is trying hard to regain its lost glory. With its […]

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