NSA Surveillance Can Penetrate VPNs
National Security Agency's XKeyscore system can collect just about everything that happens online, even things encrypted by VPNs, according to Edward Snowden.
How To Hack A Porsche Research Muffled
Court halts disclosure of research into exploitable vulnerabilities in late-'90s immobilizer technology still being used to secure cars made by Audi, Volkswagen and others.
Record-Setting Data Breach Highlights Corporate Security Risks
Case of five men indicted Thursday for allegedly stealing more than 160 million credit card numbers, in what Justice Department calls a record size scheme, shows how hard it is for business to deal with SQL injection attacks and similar approaches.
FBI To Overhaul Printer Network
Bureau picks Lexmark for $30 million contract as part of broader effort projected to save government billions in projected printing costs.
Data.gov Gets Updated: A Closer Look
Version 2.0 of government's data portal relies heavily on open-source platforms, but finding usable data can still be like looking for buried treasure.
DISA Mobile Decision Sends Potent Signal
Defense Information System Agency's commitment to off-the-shelf mobile tech is likely to ripple across the government as well as health, financial and other security-sensitive industries.
Eye Scans Meet Federal ID Cards
National Institute for Standards and Technology ruling gives government agencies the option to use use iris scans instead of fingerprints to identify card holder.
Oracle Boosts Exalytics Performance
Addition of flash memory improves read-write speed in planning and what-if analyses; doubling of RAM improves in-memory processing capacity.